J.P Moreland Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Books and Awards

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J.P Moreland Biography

J. P. Moreland is an American philosopher, theologian, and Christian apologist. He serves as a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University in La Mirada, California.

J.P Moreland Age and Real Name

He was born James Porter Moreland on March 9, 1948. His birth location details are not revealed to the public. He resides in La Mirada, California, U. S.

J.P Moreland Family

His parents’ and siblings’ information is not disclosed to the public. He has kept this field very private.

J.P Moreland Wife

He is married to Hope. The couple resides in California.

J.P Moreland Children

Moreland and Hope have two children and four grandchildren.

J.P Moreland Educational Background

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors from the University of Missouri and a Master of Arts in Philosophy with highest honors from the University of California, Riverside.

He then received his Th.M. in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary.

He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Southern California in 1985.

J.P Moreland Career

He teaches at the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University in La Mirada, California. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute.

Moreland served for eight years as a bioethicist for Personal Care Nursing Homes, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland.

He specializes in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, chemistry, and Christian Philosophy having had his work published in journals such as Metaphilosophy and the American Philosophical Quarterly.

Moreland has also had his work published by reputable presses such as Intervarsity Press, NavPress, Zondervan, Oxford University Press, Routledge, Rutgers University Press, and Prometheus.

J.P Moreland Awards

Awarded fellowship for Ph.D. in nuclear chemistry, University of Colorado (1970).

Rollin Thomas Chafer Award in Christian Apologetics, Dallas Seminary (1978–79).

Academic Excellence Award, International School of Theology (1982–83).

Winner of the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, Lakin School of Religion, Liberty University, (1988–89).

Elected as a Member of the Executive Committee for the Society of Christian Philosophers, (1997–99).

Fellow of the Center for the Renewal of Science & Culture, Discovery Institute. (2000–present)

Winner of the Robert Fischer Faculty Member of the Year Award, Biola University,(1998–99).

Member of the Advisory Board for Philosophia Christi, (1999 to 2003).

Member of the Executive Committee for the Evangelical Philosophical Society (1999-2003, 2006 to present).

Fellow of the Wilberforce Forum, 2001 to present.

J.P Moreland Books

Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity.

Christianity and the Nature of Science: A Philosophical Examination.

The Life and Death Debate: Moral Issues of Our Time. Contributions in Philosophy.

Does God Exist?: The Debate Between Atheists and Theists.

Love Your God With All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul.

Body and Soul: Human Nature and the Crisis of Ethics.

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview.

Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult: A Beginner’s Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions.

Kingdom Triangle: Recover the Christian Mind, Renovate the Soul, Restore the Spirit’s Power.

Consciousness and the Existence of God. Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion.

The Recalcitrant Imago Dei: human persons and the failure of naturalism.

The God Question: An Invitation to a Life of Meaning.

J.P Moreland Movies

He took part in the 2010 film titled ‘Furious Love’.