Bellingham Lectures in Philosophy and Religion

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The BLPR provides an opportunity for faculty, students and people in the community to learn from academics at the forefront of recent research in philosophy and religion.

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2017 Lecture Series

In partnership with the Templeton Religion Trust, Baylor University, Western Washington University, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Philosophy Department at Western Washington University, the BLPR is pleased to present two lectures, one by Ryan Preston-Roedder, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Occidental College, and Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar, and one by Daniel McKaughan, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Boston College.


  • Wednesday, February 22, 4-5:30pm, Arntzen Hall 100. Ryan Preston-Roedder, Three Varieties of Faith

  • Thursday, February 23, 4-5:30pm, Arntzen Hall 100. Daniel McKaughan, Faith in the Dark of Night: What Perserverance Amidst Doubt Can Teach Us about the Nature and Value of Religious Faith
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