- About the Authors
Nancy Frankenberry is the John Phillips Professor in Religion, emerita, at Dartmouth College as of June 30, 2015. For the academic year 2015–16, she is a senior fellow at the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion at the University of Chicago, working on a study of the (North) American religious landscape in relation to evolutionary biology, the theory of natural selection, and the disturbingly high percentage of Americans who reject both.
Terry F. Godlove is a professor of philosophy and religion, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. He is author of Religion, Interpretation, and Diversity of Belief: the Framework Model from Kant to Durkheim to Davidson (Cambridge University Press, 1986), Teaching Durkheim on Religion (Oxford University Press, 2004), and Kant and the Meaning of Religion (Columbia University Press, 2014).
Nicholas Guardiano received his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University, Car-bondale. He continues to reside in the nearby area of Shawnee National Forest, teaches philosophy at local colleges, and works as an archivist at Morris Library handling manuscripts in the American philosophy collections. He has published articles on Emerson, Peirce, and poets and painters of the North American nineteenth century, primarily on the topics of metaphysics, aesthetics, and nature.
Robert Cummings Neville is a professor of philosophy, religion, and theology at Boston University. He has recently published Philosophical Theology, vol. 1, Ultimates, vol. 2, Existence, and vol. 3, Religion (State University of New York Press, 2013State University of New York Press, 2014, and 2015, respectively) and is anciently a fan of Nancy Frankenberry. His website is robertcummingsneville.com.
Leon Niemoczynski, PhD, taught as faculty of philosophy at Immaculata University for ten years before recently moving on just this past year to join the philosophy department of Moravian College. His research focuses on the philosophy of nature, logic and metaphysics, philosophical ecology, animal ethics, environmental philosophy, and environmental philosophy’s relationship to the philosophy of religion. He specializes in both the American and contemporary Continental philosophical traditions.
Jea Sophia Oh is an assistant professor of Asian philosophy and comparative ethics at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She has developed comparative postcolonial ecotheology in the area of constructive theology to combine [End Page 101] her research areas of comparative theology, process theology, environmental ethics, postcolonialism, and feminism.
Demian Wheeler is the Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, MN. He received his Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in 2014, specializing in American liberal theology. His research and scholarship focus on the “Chicago School” of theology and the streams of theological and philosophical thought that flow into and out of it: pragmatism, historicism, religious naturalism, empirical theology, and process philosophy.
Guy Woodward holds a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Dallas and an M.A. in theology from Loras College. He is employed in manufacturing, but his heart is in philosophy. He is inspired by ecstatic naturalism’s capaciousness. [End Page 102]