Process Theology Summer Institute

Due to Covid-19, this year's institute will be offered fully-online with live, real-time, Zoom sessions. Join us from the comfort of your home!

June 1-5, 2020
Fully Online (via Zoom)

The Process Theology Summer Institute is a 1-week concentration that includes three different adventures into process theology. The first segment will be a crash course on the fundamentals of process theology. The second segment will focus on putting process theology to work in the world. The third segment will put process theology in conversation with cutting-edge scientific insights.
Introduction to Process Theology w/ Wm. Andrew Schwartz
A crash course on the fundamentals of process theology, this module will explore such questions as: What is God like? What is the world like? How are God and the world related? This course in an invitation to become theologians by explore life’s big questions and insights provided by the process-relational tradition.
  • Monday [9-11am, 1-3pm, 4-6pm]
  • Tuesday [9-11am, 1-3pm]

Theological Activism w/ Timothy Murphy
Is your theology relevant? Do you want a theology capable of responding to the most pressing concerns of our time? This module on theological activism will be an introduction to engaged process theology, put to work on matters like ecology, intersectionality, economic inequality, social justice, and more.
  • Tuesday [4-6pm]
  • Wednesday [9-11am, 1-3pm, 4-6pm]
  • Thursday [9-11am]

Science and Process Theology w/ Philip Clayton
Science tells us what the world is like. Theology tells us what God is like. But how does God relate to the world, and how does science relate to theology? Can God suspend the laws of physics that govern our universe? This module will put process theology in conversation with leading scientific insights.
  • Thursday [1-3pm, 4-6pm]
  • Friday [9-11am, 1-3pm, 4-6pm]
Courses can be taken for credit through Claremont School of Theology or for personal enrichment directly through CPS/Process & Faith.
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