Dr. J.P. Moreland, a professor of philosophy at the Talbot School of theology at Biola University, spoke on neuroscience, consciousness and the soul at Grand Canyon University in early April.
Throughout Dr. Moreland’s in-depth presentation, he discussed scientific advancements in the area of neuroscience and the implications of those advancements for philosophy and Christian theology. Essentially, Dr. Moreland argued that the soul is immaterial, which means that scientific discoveries about the brain do little to undermine traditional Christian convictions about consciousness and the soul.
Dr. JP Moreland (Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Southern California) is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University in La Mirada, CA. He co-founded three churches, spoke at more than 175 colleges, published more than 70 articles and served with Campus Crusade for Christ for 10 years.
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