William Lane Craig to Present Carr Lecture at Mount Union College

April 06, 2010

William Lane Craig will present the Carr Lecture at Mount Union College on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mount Union Theatre.


Craig is a research professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, CA. He earned a doctoral degree in philosophy at the University of Birmingham, England and a doctoral degree in theology from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit't M'nchen, Germany where he was a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung for two years.

Prior to his appointment at Talbot he spent seven years at the Higher Institute of Philosophy of the Katholike Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. His research interests include the interface of philosophy of religion and philosophy of space and time.

He has authored or edited over 30 books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument; Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology; Time and the Metaphysics of Relativity; and Einstein, Relativity, and Absolute Simultaneity. He has published over 100 articles in professional journals including TheJournal of Philosophy, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Philosophia Naturalis, and Astrophysics and Space Science, many of which are available online at www.williamlanecraig.com. He and his wife Jan have two children, Charity and John.

The Joseph M. Carr Lecture was established at Mount Union College in 1916 by the Carr family in memory of the Reverend Joseph M. Carr, D.D., a close associate of President Orville Nelson Hartshorn, founder of the College, in the early days of Mount Union.

The Carr Lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contant Susan Denning in the Office of College Advancement at (330) 829-8239.

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