Brendan Sweetman

Brendan Sweetman is professor of philosophy at Rockhurst University. He has written, co-written, and co-edited several books including Religion: Key Concepts in Philosophy (Continuum Press, 2007); Truth and Religious Belief (M. E. Sharpe, 1998); and Contemporary Perspectives on Religious Epistemology (Oxford University Press, 1992). His articles and reviews have been published in journals such as Philosophia Christi and American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly. He holds degrees from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Cambridge University, and University College, Dublin. He and his wife, Margaret, have three children.


Volume 84

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Guests on Volume 84: Harry R. Lewis, on higher education's amnesia about its purposes, and how that shortchanges students; Nicholas Wolterstorff, on Abraham Kuyper (1837-1927), the French Revolution, worldviews, and "sphere sovereignty"; Brendan Sweetman, on why religious worldviews should not be excluded from political life; James Turner Johnson, on the development of Christian thought about the meaning of marriage; David Martin, on how the 1960s replayed themes of the 1890s and 1930s; and Edward Ericson, Jr., on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's beginnings and legacy.