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2006 SMPT Annual Meeting

Location: Westminster College
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah

Friday March 17th

Gore Auditorium

9 am Welcome and Conference Introduction
    Michael Popich, Westminster College
    Richard Sherlock, Utah State University
10 am "Embodied Knowledge of God"
    Jennifer Lane
    Brigham Young University--Hawaii
11 am "Reformed Epistemology, Mormonism and the Question of Fideism"
    Brian Birch
    Utah Valley State College
12 pm
Lunch (available on campus)
1 pm "Atonement and Testimony"
    Adam Miller
    Collin College
2 pm "Unity in Action and Unity in God"
    Benjamin Huff
    University of Notre Dame
3 pm
Break
3:30 pm Discussions of the Godhead
    Daniel C. Peterson, Brigham Young University
    Blake Ostler, Independent Scholar, Attorney at Law
5 pm Dinner (available on campus or at nearby eateries)
7 pm Keynote Address
    Stephen T. Davis
    Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy
    Claremont McKenna College
8:15 pm Roundtable Discussion
    Stephen Davis, Daniel Peterson, and Blake Ostler

Saturday, March 18th

Gore Auditorium

9 am Business Meeting
    (for Society members)
10 am "Boehme, Buddha, and Brigham"
    James MacLachlan
    Western Carolina University
11 am "Kierkegaard's Book on Adler: A case for Joseph Smith's Authority"
    Charlotte Erdmann
12-1 pm Lunch (available on campus)
1 pm "Mormonism and Intelligent Design"
    Richard Sherlock
    Utah State University
2 pm "A Critique of the 'New Mormon Materialism'"
    Kevin Winters
    Brigham Young University
3 pm Break
3:30 pm "a god without a god's eye point of view"
    Dennis Potter
    Utah Valley State College
4:30 pm Board Meeting

SMPT acknowledges the valuable support of Westminster College and the college's Tanner-McMurrin Lecture Series in the History and Philosophy of Religion for this meeting.

2006 SMPT Sponsored "Brown Bag" Discussion

Location: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
4002 Joseph F. Smith Building

Tuesday, July 25th

12:00-1:30pm "Joseph Smith's Contributions to Christian Theology"
    Terryl Givens (Richmond University)
    Richard Bushman (Columbia University, Emeritis)

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