Philosophy of Religion

IVP Young Philosopher of Religion 2017

InterVarsity Press and the Tyndale Fellowship’s Study Group in Philosophy of Religion are pleased to announce this year’s ‘Young Philosopher of Religion’ competition.

This year’s essay title:

“Which theory of mind coheres best with the biblical presentation of the human person?”

Prizes: Book prizes shall be awarded to the value of:

1st Prize: £250

2nd Prize: £150

3rd Prize: £100

Books must be purchased from IVP books. Entrants must be under 32 years of age.

The winner will also be named ‘IVP Young Philosopher of Religion 2017’.

Submissions must be between 2,000 & 4,000 words and will be assessed on professional Philosophy benchmarks, including:

Display of a questioning intelligence

Ability to engage critically with ideas

Clarity in making relevant distinctions

Ability to construct reasoned arguments

Ability to evaluate arguments critically

Knowledge of the history of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion

Essays must be written in English and submitted electronically as either a Word Document or PDF to Dr Joseph Diekemper ( by midnight on Friday November 10th 2017.

The winners shall be announced within one month of the closing date.

Dr Joseph Diekemper (Secretary) Dr Daniel Hill (Chairman)