religion & culture articles and book chapters

The following is a list of some of Professor Beckwith’s published articles and book chapters in religion and culture. Access to most of them requires a subscription.

“Or We Can Be Philosophers: A Response to Barbara Forrest.” Synthese 192.S1 (December 2015): 3-25

“Carl Henry’s Quandary.” Journal of Christian Legal Thought 5.2 (Fall 2015): 21-24.

“Philosophy, Grace, and Reconciliation: Reflections of a Catholic Revert.” Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 17.3 (2014): 64-79.

“Like It Was Written On My Soul From Me to You: Assessing Jerry Walls’ Critique of the Catholic Account of Purgatory.” The Heythrop Journal (2013): forthcoming, though now available for subscribers through Early View

“Doting Thomists: Evangelicals, Thomas Aquinas, and Justification.” The Evangelical Quarterly 85.3 (July 2013): 211-227.

“Mormonism, Natural Law, and Constitutional Democracy: Reflections on the Romney Candidacy,” Mormonism at the Crossroads of Philosophy and Theology: Essays in Honor of David L. Paulsen. Edited by Jacob Baker. Kofford Books, 2012. Pp. 95-108.

 “A Thesis Nailed to the Regensburg Door: Some Questions About Stephen Webb’s Challenge to the Great Tradition.”  Sacred Tribes Journal 7.1 (Spring 2012): 4-19. 

“Guidance for Doting and Peeping Thomists: A Review Essay of Aquinas: A Beginner’s Guide.” Philosophia Christi 12.2 (Winter 2010): 429-439. 

“Evangelical and Catholic.” Josephinum Journal of Theology 16.1 (2009): 125-138. (Adapted from portions of Return to Rome: Confessions of an Evangelical Catholic [Brazos Press, 2009])

“Faith, Reason, and the Christian University: What John Paul II Can Teach Christian Academics.” Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 12.3 (Summer 2009): 53-67

“Busy Being Born Again: Bob Dylan’s Christian Philosophy.” In Bob Dylan & Philosophy: It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Thinking). Edited by Peter Vernezze and Carl J. Porter (Chicago: Open Court, 2006), 145-156.

“Sects in the City: Mormonisn and the Philosophical Perils of Being a Missionary Faith.” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 9.2 (Summer 2005): 14-30.

“Mormon Theism, the Traditional Christian Concept of God, and Greek Philosophy: A Critical Analysis.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 44.4 (December 2001): 671-95

“The Epistemology of Political Correctness.” Public Affairs Quarterly 8.4 (October 1994): 331-340.

“Limited Omniscience and the Test for a Prophet: A Brief Philosophical Analysis.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 36/3 (September 1993): 357-362

“Hume’s Evidential/Testimonial Epistemology, Probability, and Miracles.” In Faith in Theory and Practice: Essays on the Justification of Religious Belief. Edited by Elizabeth Radcliffe and Carol White. La Salle, IL: Open Court Publishing, 1993. Pp. 117-140. Originally published under the same title in the journal Logos 12 (1991): 87-104.

“A Critical Appraisal of the Theological Arguments for Abortion Rights.” Bibliotheca Sacra 148 (July-September 1991): 337-355.