Bethel to Host "Lectures in Philosophy"

Bethel College will host “Lectures in Philosophy” on Mar. 24 and 25, 2009, lead by Dr. Paul Moser.

The first lecture, titled “Where is the Philosopher? (1 Cor. 1:20): On Our Becoming Personifying Evidence of God,” will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Miller/Moore Academic Center, Room 342, on Tuesday, Mar. 24.

Dr. Moser will present the second lecture, titled “Seeing Isn’t Believing; Or, Hearts That Resist Life (John 12:20-30),” on Wednesday, Mar. 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. during chapel service in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center Auditorium.

Paul Moser is professor of philosophy and chairman of the department of philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He has published widely in the areas of epistemology and philosophy of religion, including “Jesus and Philosophy: New Essays” (Cambridge, 2009), “The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology” (Cambridge, 2008), “The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology” (Oxford, 2002), and “Philosophy After Objectivity” (Oxford, 1993). He is also the editor of the prestigious journal, “American Philosophical Quarterly.” More information can be found at his Web site,

 The lectures are free and open to the public.

For more information contact Dr. James Stump at or 574.807.7125. For directions and a campus map, visit this link:

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 20 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart campus and two satellite locations in Nappanee, Ind., and in Dowagiac, Mich. The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.