John Hick at IHCS
1 May 2012 16:24
A critical session on the ideas of John Hick will be held at the Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies (IHCS) on Sunday, May 6.
IBNA: According to the Public Relations office of the Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies (IHCS), the session will be held with lectures of Hamidreza Ayatollahi, Qassem Pourhassan, Seyyed Hassan Husseini, Mohammad Saeidimehr, and Abbass Alizamani.
Professor John Harwood Hick was a philosopher of religion and theologian. In philosophical theology, he made contributions in the areas of theodicy, eschatology, and Christology, and in the philosophy of religion he contributed to the areas of epistemology of religion and religious pluralism. He studied philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and later received his Ph.D degree from Oxford University. John Hick and Hossein Nasr had opposing views on pluralism. Hick passed away on 9th February 2012.
Some of his major works are already converted into Persian, such as “The Myth of Christian Uniqueness: Toward a Pluralistic Theology of Religions” and “Philosophy of Religion”.
His other books include: “Faith and Knowledge”, “Evil and the God of Love”, “Death and the Eternal Life”, “An Interpretation of Religion: human responses to the transcendent” and “The Metaphor of God Incarnate.”
You can attend this session on Sunday morning (May 6) at the IHCS central building.
“Discourses of the Philosophy of Religion” series is held in cooperation with the Philosophy of Religion Society of Iran.