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In 2016, the Classical Theism Project received sixty applications for the ten available summer stipends we were offering.  The 2016 Summer Stipend Recipients are:

  1. Daniel Bonevac (University of Texas at Austin), “Transcendental Arguments for Transcendence”
  2. Kenneth Boyce (University of Missouri), “Why Classical Theists Should Be Nominalists”
  3. Aaron Cotnoir (University of St. Andrews), “On Perichoresis: A Mereological Model of Mutual Indwelling”
  4. Brandon Dahm (Baylor University), “Analogous Properties and Divine Transcendence”
  5. James Gordon (Wheaton College), “Divine Omnipresence in Philosophical and Theological Perspective”
  6. Andrew Jaeger (Benedictine College), “Divine Providence, Causal Orders, and Metaphysical Grounding”
  7. Lorraine Juliano Keller (Niagara University), “Prospects for a Divine Thought Theory”
  8. RJ Matava (Christendom College), “Creation, Occasionalism and the Divine Application of Secondary Causes”
  9. Felipe Miguel (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)), “Divine Providence and System Effects”
  10. Joseph Stenberg (University of Colorado at Boulder), “The All-Happy God”

In 2015, the Classical Theism Project received more than seventy-five applications for the ten available summer stipends we were offering.  The 2015 Summer Stipend Recipients were:

  1. James M. Arcadi (Gordon College), “God is where God acts: reconceiving omnipresence as divine action”
  2. Pablo Cobreros (University of Navarra), “Knowing from eternity”
  3. Peter F. Furlong (University of North Carolina, Ashville), “The viability of strong divine sovereignty”
  4. Ross D. Inman (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary), “Immensity and omnipresence”
  5. Thomas H. McCall (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), “Divine freedom: plain and simple”
  6. Yujin Nagasawa (University of Birmingham), “That Than Which No Greater Can Be Thought: An Essay on Perfect Being Theism
    • Printed as Maximal God: A New Defence of Perfect Being Theism, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
  7. Stephanie N. Nordby (University of Oklahoma), “Divine predication, impassibility, and aseity”
  8. Joshua Rasmussen (Azusa Pacific University), “God and necessary existence”
    • Printed as “Could God Fail to Exist,” forthcoming in The European Journal for Philosophy of Religion.
  9. John Louis Schwenkler (Florida State University), “God’s practical knowledge and ours”
  10. Mark K. Spencer (University of St. Thomas), “Divine simplicity, distinctions, and beauty”
    • Printed as “The Flexibility of Divine Simplicity,” forthcoming in International Philosophical Quarterly.

For more information on the stipends, see here.