The Center for the Foundations of Ethics

Academic Conference on the Moral Argument for God

March 2-3, 2023
Houston Christian University

The Center for the Foundations of Ethics and the School of Christian Thought at Houston Christian University is pleased to announce an academic conference March 2-3 here at HCU on the moral argument(s) for God. Confirmed speakers include William Lane Craig, Paul Copan, Daniel Bonevac, Lenn Goodman, Christian Miller, John Hare, Anne Jeffrey, Robert Garcia, Matt Flannagan, and more. Please plan to attend. (March 4 will continue the theme of moral apologetics in HCU’s annual Apologetics Day at a local church here in Houston, registration separate.) An added benefit will be a Thursday evening presentation by the Naval Academy’s Chris Eberle. Register soon. Cost of the academic conference (March 2-3) is $100 (and will feature eleven talks and two meals).

Prospective Speakers

Standard registration- $55 (no meals included at this time)
HCU students, faculty and staff- Free! (no meals included)


Thursday, March 2, 2023
Registration: 8-8:55 am
Short Introduction
Talk #1: 9:00-10:05  |  Daniel Bonevac
Talk #2: 10:20-11:25  |  Christian Miller
Lunch: 11:30-12:45
Talk #3: 12:50-1:55  |  Paul Copan
Talk #4: 2:00-3:05  |  Lenn Goodman
Talk #5: 3:10-3:50; 4:00-4:50  |  Interreligious Panel
Dinner: 5:00-6:45
7:00-8:15  |  Naval Academy Talk, Chris Eberle

Friday: March 3, 2023
Registration: 8:30-8:55 am
Talk #6: 9:00-9:55  |  John Hare
Talk #7: 10:00-10:55  |  Anne Jeffrey
Lunch: 11:00-12:45
Short Apol Talk 12:50-1:00  |  Mary Jo Sharp
Talk #8: 1:05-2:10  |  Scott Smith
Talk #9: 2:20-3:25  |  Robert Garcia
Talk #10: 3:35-4:40  |  William Lane Craig

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