POGOS: Kevin Diller on Vulnerability to Abuse in Reconciliation & the Vicarious Humanity of Christ


This week in Pogos we have the third presentation from the Logos Conference 2019 series with Dr Kevin Diller’s presentation called “Vulnerability to Abuse in Reconciliation & the Vicarious Humanity of Christ” followed by a response from Dr Michelle Panchuk. We hope you enjoy!

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Kevin Diller is associate professor of philosophy and religion at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana and a 2017-2018 Fellow with the Logos Institute at the University of St Andrews. He holds graduate degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Calvin Theological Seminary, and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Notre Dame where he was awarded the prestigious Frederick J. Crosson Fellowship from the Notre Dame Center for Philosophy of Religion. Diller has written numerous journal articles which have appeared in publications such as Faith and Philosophy and the Scottish Journal of Theology.

 

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Doctor Michelle Panchuk (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Murray State University) works on such disparate fields as philosophy of religion, trauma theory, and feminist philosophy, although she has also worked on several other areas including the relationship of abstract objects to a God characterized by simplicity and aseity and, with Julie Swanstrom, the metaphysics of soul-splitting as articulated in the Harry Potter series.

 

Jonathan C Rutledge is a producer and host of the Logos Institute’s official podcast, Pogos, as well as its blog, creatively-dubbed Blogos. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Oklahoma, where he studied under Linda T. Zagzebski, and he holds a Ph.D. in divinity from the University of St Andrews where he studied under Alan J. Torrance. He currently serves as a research fellow at the Logos Institute, and his primary academic interests lie in the areas of epistemology, philosophy of religion, and systematic & analytic theology. His current projects include a monograph on the nature of forgiveness & a sacrificial model of atonement, philosophical Arminianism as an account of divine creation, and constructing a Foley-inspired account of epistemic rationality & defeat. His favorite pastime involves walking on the East Sands with his son, Caspian, and spouse, Bethany.