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vanHuy

 James I. McCord Professor of Theology and Science

Curriculum Vita

    

Professional Biography

Education and Career

J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, originally from South Africa, moved to the United States of America on January 1, 1992 to become Princeton Theological Seminary's first James I. McCord Professor of Theology and Science. He has research degrees in Philosophy (MA: University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) and Philosophical Theology (D.Th.: Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and his area of special interest is interdisciplinary theology, including religious and scientific epistemology. van Huyssteen is married to Hester van Huyssteen and they have four children and eight grandchildren.

Professor van Huyssteen received his baccalaureate degree (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch, where he also took a B.A. Honours (Philosophy, cum laude), a bachelor of theology degree, and an M.A. in philosophy (cum laude). He earned a Doctorate in Theology from the Free University of Amsterdam in 1970 and was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church the next year. After further study at the Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität in Munich, Germany, he lectured in Philosophy and Theology at the Huguenot College in Wellington, South Africa, and then served for two years as the minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Noorder-Paarl, South Africa. He was named Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at South Africa's University of Port Elizabeth in 1972, a post he held until coming to Princeton Theology Seminary as the first occupant of the James I. McCord Chair in 1992. At Princeton Theological Seminary, professor van Huyssteen lectures in interdisciplinary and philosophical theology, with a special focus on  the dialogue between theology and the sciences.

 

Key Publications

During his time at the University of Port Elizabeth he published numerous articles and several books. One of these, Theology and the Justification of Faith: Constructing Theories in Systematic Theology (Eerdmans, 1989), was awarded the Andrew Murray Prize and the Venter Prize for Academic Excellence. Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co. has published his latest books, Essays in Postfoundationalist Theology (July 1997), Rethinking Theology and Science: Six Models for the Current Discussion (edited with Niels H. Gregersen, July 1998), and The Shaping of Rationality: Towards Interdisciplinarity in Theology and Science (1999).

In 2002, professor van Huyssteen was invited to deliver the Gifford Lectures in Scotland. This lecture series was delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in April/May 2004, on the topic Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology (http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/Admin/Gifford/). He explored the interdisciplinary dialogue between theology and paleoanthropology, and questions of human uniqueness, by focusing on the meaning of prehistoric European cave paintings as some of the oldest surviving expressions of human symbolic activity. The Gifford Lectures were published in the United States of America by Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Company, and in Europe by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Germany, with the title Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology. The Gifford Lectures, The University of Edinburgh 2004. In January 2008, Alone in the World? was published in a Swedish translation, Ensamma I varlden?Manniskans sarstallning inom naturvetenskap och teologi, by Nya Doxa Publishing House, Sweden. (www.vanhuyssteen.org). Most recently, Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology, was published in Russian as Oduh B Mupe?, by Mockba Publishers, Moscow, October 2014.

In January 1998, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen delivered the John Albert Hall Lectures at the University of Victoria (British Columbia). This lecture series, with the title Duet of Duel? Theology and Science in a Postmodern World, was published in September 1998 by Trinity International Press in the USA and SCM Press in London, and in 2002 was published in an Indonesian translation (BPK Publishers, Jakarta). Three of van Huyssteen's most recent books, Essays in Postfoundationalist Theology (1997), Rethinking Theology and Science (1998, with Niels H. Gregersen), and Duet or Duel? Theology and Science in a Postmodern World (1998), were all nominated for the Templeton Awards for Outstanding Books in Theology and the Natural Sciences.

In January 2004, The Shaping of Rationality: Towards Interdisciplinarity in Theology and Science (1999) was chosen for the John Templeton Foundation's Books of Distinction Program. The published version of van Huyssteen's Gifford Lectures, Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology (2006), was subsequently also included in the list of 2007 Templeton Books of Distinction. For his book Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen was named as the first recipient of the Andrew Murray-Desmond Tutu Prize (April 2007).

In May 2011, professor van Huyssteen co-edited and published, with Erik P. Wiebe, his latest book, In Search of Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Personhood (Eerdmans).

In October 2013, the South African National Research Foundation finished their annual evaluation of South African research scholars and awarded J. Wentzel van Huyssteen an A1 rating, which is the highest rating possible, for his research work and career. van Huyssteen is only the second SA theologian ever to receive this top rating. 

 

Lectureships

J. Wentzel van Huyssteen has read numerous papers and lectured widely, not only in the United States of America, Canada and South Africa, but also in France, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands, England, Scotland, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Russia, Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Korea. During October/November 2002, Wentzel van Huyssteen was the Alexander Robertson Lecturer at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

In 2002, professor van Huyssteen was invited to deliver the Gifford Lectures in Scotland. This lecture series was delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in April/May 2004, on the topic Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology (http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/Admin/Gifford/). He explored the interdisciplinary dialogue between theology and paleoanthropology, and questions of human uniqueness, by focusing on the meaning of prehistoric European cave paintings as some of the oldest surviving expressions of human symbolic activity.

In December of 2004 Professor van Huyssteen delivered the Olaus Petri Lectures at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, on the topic Human Origins and Religious Awareness.  On January 23,  2006 professor van Huyssteen read a paper at the Royal Society in Edinburgh, Scotland, on the topic Our Place in the Universe. In October 2006, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen delivered the Belote Lectures at the Hong Kong Baptist Seminary in Hong Kong, China. In October 2007 professor van Huyssteen delivered the John Cardinal Cody Lecture at Loyola University, Chicago, and in March 2008 was invited to deliver the Henderson Lectures at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. In October 2008, Wentzel van Huyssteen was a participant in the Nobel Lectures at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. In October 2008, professor van Huyssteen was also invited to deliver a lecture at the Beijing Institute of Paleoanthropology in Beijing, China.

 

Awards and Other Honor

J. Wentzel van Huyssteen is a member of several national and international academic societies, and has been a member of the Steering Committee of the Theology and Science Section of the American Academy of Religion since 1992. van Huyssteen is also a recipient of an American Academy of Religion Senior Research Award, and a Citizen of the Year Award from the Port Elizabeth City Council. Since moving to Princeton in 1992, J. Wentzel van Huyssteen has been the recipient of three Templeton Awards: for his Inaugural Address Theology and Science: The Quest for a New Apologetics, and for two new courses he initiated at Princeton Theological Seminary, Theology and the New Physics and Theology and the Challenge of Darwinism.

In January 1999, the Dutch Royal Academy for Arts and Sciences invited Wentzel van Huyssteen to become the Chair of the International Committee for the Assessment of Theological Research in the Netherlands. In September 2000, Professor van Huyssteen was appointed to the International Board of Advisors of the John Templeton Foundation, a position he still holds today. In November 2000, Dr. van Huyssteen accepted an invitation by Macmillan Publishers, New York, to become Editor-in-Chief in the new Encyclopedia for Science and Religion, which was published in New York in March 2003.

Professor van Huyssteen is a member of the Board of Directors of the Metanexus Institute of Science and Religion. He is an Advisor for The Centre of Christian Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a Life Member of the American Theological Society. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, England; a Life Member of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, a founding member of the International Society of Science and Religion, and a Life Member of STIAS (the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies). In addition to serving on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Theology and Philosophy, the Nederduits Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif, and the Journal of Theology and Science, van Huyssteen is a member of the editorial board of the Templeton Foundation Press, and co-editor (with Roger Trigg) of Ashgate Press' Science and Religion Series. Professor van Huyssteen is also co-editor, with Moroccan astrophysicist Kahlil Cham-Cham, of the recently published Templeton Science and Religion Series.

In November 2006, in Washington DC, Professor van Huyssteen was presented with an academic Festschrift at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion: The Evolution of Rationality: Interdisciplinary Essays in Honor of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen (ed. F. LeRon Shults).

From 2008 through 2011, Professor van Huyssteen  was Co-Director of the Science for Ministry Institute at Princeton Theological Seminary, a new three-year program that brought a large number of pastors and interested scientists to Princeton for multiple programs on the relationship between Science and Theology. In May 2009, Professor van Huyssteen was appointed to the Broader Social Impacts Committee of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC. This Board of Advisors has been focusing on improving public communication and dialogue, especially potential responses by diverse faith communities, to the Smithsonian's new Human Origins Exhibit. On July 6, 2009, Professor van Huyssteen delivered a paper at the Darwin Festival, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, In Search of Self: Darwin's Challenge to Theological Anthropology.

On September 2, 2009, Professor van Huyssteen was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Theology (D.Th. Honoris Causa) by the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. On October 15, 2009, Professor van Huyssteen delivered the annual William Witherspoon Lecture at the Center of Theological Inquiry, in Princeton, on the topic Darwin and Theology: A New Challenge? (see podcast at http://www.ctinquiry.org). In February 2010, professor van Huyssteen was invited to the University of Toronto, Canada, for two special events celebrating his work. At both these events, organized on consecutive days by the Institute of the History and Philosophy of Science, and the Affiliation of Theological Schools at the University of Toronto, professor van Huyssteen presented keynote papers and responded to the papers of participants.

On September 13, 2012, professor J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, delivered an invited public lecture, "Human Embodiment and Symbolic Behavior: Religion and Science as a Critical Forum for Thinking about Human Personhood", at the Inauguration of the new Science and Religion Program of the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland.

 

1. Full Name: Jacobus Wentzel Vrede van Huyssteen

2. Date of Birth: April 29, 1942

3. Marital Status: Married to Hester Sophia Theron October 1, 1966. The vanHuyssteens have four children.

4. High School Record: Graduated from Bellville High School, Cape Town, 1960.

5. University Record:

5.1

University of Stellenbosch: 1961-1966
B.A. (cum laude) (1963)
Hons. B.A. (Philosophy) (cum laude) (1964)
B.Th. (1966)
M.A. Philosophy (cum laude) (1966)
Topic: Truth and Relativism in the Thought of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

5.2 Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 1966-1970
Drs.Th. (cum laude) (1968)
5.3 Ludwig Maximillian University, Münich, Germany:
Visiting doctoral student during 1969
5.4 D.Th. (1970) Title of doctoral thesis: Die Funksie Van Die Rasionele In Die Denke Van Wolfhart Pannenberg (published by J.H. Kok, Kampen,1970). Translation: Rationality and Faith in the Thought of Wolfhart Pannenberg.
5.5 On September 2, 2009, Professor van Huyssteen was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Theology (D.Th. Honoris Causa) by the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

 

6. Previous Positions:

6.1

Lecturer in Philosophy and Theology, Huguenot College, Wellington, South Africa, 1971

6.2 Minister, Dutch Reformed Church, Noorder-Paarl, Paarl, South Africa, 1971-1972
6.3 November 1972: Appointed as Full Professor, and Head of the Department of Religious Studies, University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
6.4 1972-1991: Professor of Religious Studies, and Head of the Department of Religious Studies, University of Prot Elizabeth, South Africa.
6.5 Current Position: January 1992, appointed as the James A. McCord Professor in Theology and Science at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey.

 

7. Academic, Professional and Research Involvement

7.1

Membership: Professional and Academic Societies

Vice-Chair: South Africa Association for the Gifted (1983-1984)

Chair: Eastern Cape Theological Study Group (1980-1991)

Member: South African Academy of Religion

Member: American Academy of Religion

Member: The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

Member: Ian Ramsey Centre, St. Cross College, Oxford University, England.

March 1988: Appointed as member of the Advisory Panel of the Chicago Center for Religion and Science, Chicago, U.S.A.

Appointed as Adjudicator in the Selection of Research Publications by the South African Committee of University Principals 1989.

1993: Member of the New York Academy of Sciences

Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Member: Highlands Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought

Member of the Institute for Religion in an Age of Science

Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, England

Life Member: Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ

Member: European Society for the Study of Science and Theology

Advisor: The Centre for Christian Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

7.2

Research Grants/Senior Fellowships

  1. 1965-1966: Post-graduate Research Grant awarded by the Human Sciences Research Council.
  2. 1966-1970: Recipient of the Doctoral Research Fellowship from Dutch-South African Cultural Society for doctoral studies at the Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  3. 1976: Senior Overseas Research Grant awarded by the Human Sciences Research Council for research at the University of Munich, West Germany.
  4. 1976: Senior Research Fellowship awarded by the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst. Invited as visiting professor to work at the Ecumenical Institute of the Ludwig Maximilian University with Prof. Wolfhart Pannenberg in München, West Germany.
  5. 1982: Senior Overseas Research Grant awarded by the Human Sciences Research Council for research at the University of Munich, West Germany.
  6. 1982: Senior Research Fellowship awarded by the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst. Spent the greater part of six months at the universities of München and Bonn accompanied by family. This was followed by a two month visit to the United States of America. Worked with Professor Gordon Kaufman at the Divinity School, Harvard University and at the Institute for Christian Studies Toronto, Canada. Also visited Calvin College, Grand Rapids.
  7. 1982: Senior Overseas Travel Grant awarded by the University of Port Elizabeth.
  8. 1986: Senior Overseas Research Grant awarded by the Human Sciences Research Council for research at The Center For Theology And The Natural Sciences (Berkeley, California, U.S.A.), The Chicago Center For Religion And Science (Chicago, Il., U.S.A.) and the Ian Ramsey Centre, Oxford University, England.
  9. 1986: Senior Overseas Travel Grant awarded by the University of Port Elizabeth.
  10. 1988: Received International Travel Grant from the Chicago Center For Religion and Science.
  11. 1988: Senior Research Award awarded by the Human Sciences Research Council's Centre of Research Methodology.
  12. 1988: (November) Research Grant awarded by the University of Port Elizabeth's Research Committee.
  13. 1989: Invited as Visiting Professor to the Pontifical Academy of Theology and Philosophy in Kraków, Poland. The University of Port Elizabeth awards an Overseas Travel Grant to sponsor this trip.
  14. 1990: Senior Overseas Research Grant (Human Sciences Research Council).
  15. 1990: Senior Research Grant (Chicago Center for Religion and Science).
  16. 1990: Research Fellowship (Centre of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ).
  17. 1990: Senior Overseas Research Grant (University of Port Elizabeth).
  18. 1993: Research Grant: Princeton Theological Seminary, for research visit to Peterhouse, Cambridge University, England, and Groningen University, The Netherlands.
  19. 1994/1995: Research Grant: Princeton Theological Seminary. Research visit to the University of Groningen, The Netherlands in May 1995.
  20. 1996/1997: Research Grant: Princeton Theological Seminary. Research visits to Cambridge University, U.K., (Jan. 1997), and Universities of Udine and Trieste (Italy) in May 1997.
  21. 1998: Senior Research Fellowship at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, England (Summer 1998 non-stipendiary).
  22. 1998: Luce Foundation: Small Grant.
  23. 1998/1999: Research Fellowship: The Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, New Jersey.
  24. 2001: Research Grant, Princeton Theological Seminary. Research Field Trip to Paleolithic caves in Frances and Spain.
  25. 2007/2008: Research Grant, Princeton Theological Seminary. Research Trip to England and Scotland.
  26. 2008/2009: Research Grant, Princeton Theological Seminary for Co-Editing, with Erik P. Wiebe, an anthology: In Search of Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Personhood.
  27. The "Science for Ministry" Grant 2009/2012: awarded to Princeton Theological Seminary under Professor van Huyssteen's Co-Directorship: one of two fully funded inaugural grants by the John Templeton Foundation to advance the dialogue between science and theology in local ministry contexts.
  28. 2010: Sabbatical Research Grant, the John Templeton Foundation.
 
7.3

Awards/Prizes

  1. Received a research award by the Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst for a research visit to the University of Munich (1976).
  2. Awarded the Andrew Murray Prize for Theological Literature for Theologie As Kritiese Geloofsverantwoording, HSRC Publishers, Pretoria (1986), Apr. 23, 1987 at a Special Banquet in Cape Town, South Africa.
  3. Nov. 1986: Receives Senior Research Award from American Academy of Religion, Atlanta, U.S.A. Of the nine recipients of this award, Prof. van Huyssteen was the only non-American.
  4. Nov. 23, 1987: Bill Venter Award for Academic Excellence for the Afrikaans version of latest book: Theology and the Justification of Faith.
  5. Port Elizabeth City Council. Citizen of the Year Award. (Academic), Aug. 1, 1988.
  6. Jun. 1994: The Templeton Award ($2000) for the published version of the 1993 Inaugural Lecture Theology and Science: The Quest for a New Apologetics at Princeton Theological Seminary.
  7. Aug. 1994: A second Templeton Award ($5000) for the Spring 1994 Model Syllabus for a graduate course on "Theology and the Challenge of the 'New Physics'."
  8. May 1995: A third Templeton Award ($5000) for the Fall 1994 Syllabus for a graduate course on Theology and the Challenge of Darwinism.
  9. Apr. 2007: The Andrew Murray-Desmond Tutu Award for Christian and Theological Publications for the book based on his Gifford Lectures, Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology (Eerdmans 2006). (Andrew Murray-Desmond Tutu Prize).
  10. In October 2013, the South African National Research Foundation finished their annual evaluation of South African research scholars and awarded J. Wentzel van Huyssteen an A1 rating, which is the highest rating possible, for his research work and career. van Huyssteen is only the second SA theologian ever to receive this top rating.
 
7.4

List of Publications

Dissertations and Theses Completed Under My Supervision

  1. M. Müller, Die Ewige Lewe volgens Paulus, M.A. Bybelkunde, Okt. 1975.
  2. J.N. Horn, 'n Vergelykende studie van die Barmenverklaring en die Konsepbelydenis van die N.G.Sendingkerk, M.A. Bybelkunde (cum laude), Mei 1984.
  3. R.T. Barnard, Die fenomeen "Doop met die Heilige Gees ": 'n eksegeties-dogmatiese valuering, M.A. Bybelkunde (cum laude), Sept. 1984
  4. B.J. du Toit, Die aard van Skrifgesag en Waarheid, M.A. Bybelkunde (cum laude), Nov.1, 1984.
  5. J.H. Maartens, 'n Teoreties Gefundeerde Versoeningsleer, D.Phil. Bybelkunde, Jan.1985.
  6. B.J. Els, Profesie en Nasionalisme, D.Phil. Bybelkunde, Jan. 1985.
  7. A.D. Brink, 'n Historiese en Teologiese Interpretasie van die Doodsproblematiek, M.A. Biblical Studies, Apr. 1987.
  8. M. Kotzé, The Theodicee Question as Central Theological Problem in Secondary Religious Education, M.A. Biblical Studies, Apr. 1989.
  9. Helena L. Glanville, Theoryforming in Ethics: Critical-Realist Perspective. .A. Biblical Studies, Apr. 1992.
  10. B.J. du Toit, Text and Experience: A Comparative Study Between American Religious Empiricism and Critical Realism. Ph.D., University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Apr. 1993.
  11. H. R. Pieterse, The Revisionist Theology of David Tracy: A Postmodern Challenge, Ph.D., University of Port Elizabeth, R.S.A., Apr. 1966.
  12. Johan Dill, A Basic Theory for Pastoral Therapy: The Challenge of Postmodern Epistemology, Ph.D., University of Bloemfontein, R.S.A. Nov. 1996.
  13. Brian Stratton, Coherence, Consonance, and Conversation: The Interaction of Theology and Natural Science, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Mar. 1997.
  14. Pieter Huiser, Models, Theories, and Narratives: Conditions for the Justification of a Religious Realism, Ph.D., University of Groningen, The Netherlands, Oct. 1997.
  15. F. LeRon Shults, The Task of Theology: A Post-foundationalist Appropriation of Wolfhart Pannenberg, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Sep. 1998.
  16. Tomá? Han?il, Evolution, Culture, and Theology: A Critical Evaluation of the Applicability of Evolutionary Epistemology for Theological Reasoning, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, May 1999.
  17. Evica Novakovic, Theology: Speculative or Combinatorial? A Comparison of Falk Wagner and Ingolf Dalferth's Philosophical Theologies, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Apr. 2005.
  18. Clifford Anderson, The Crises of Theological Science: A Contextual Study of the Development of Karl Barth's Concept of Theology as Science from 1901 to 1923, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Jan. 2005.
  19. Andrey Shirin, Postfoundationalist Zhivoznaniye: Splitting the Difference between American Pragmatism and the Russian Tradition of All-Unity, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Apr. 2005.
  20. Young Bin Moon, Rethinking Theology in the Information Age: A Theological Appropriation of Niklas Luhmann's Systems Theory, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Apr. 2006.
  21. Timothy Sansbury, Divine Temporal Transcendence: A Defense of the Traditional Theological Position in Science, Philosophy, and Theology, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Apr. 2006.
  22. Anthony James Shelton, A Window to God? A Theological and Philosophical Appraisal at the Crossroads of Religious Experience and Neuroscience, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, May 2007.
  23. Ron Choong, Do We Sin Because We are Sinners, Or Are We Sinners Because We Sin?, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, April 2009.
  24. Jennifer J. Thweatt-Bates, The Cyborg Christ: Theological Anthropology Christology, and the Posthuman, Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, October 2009.
  25. Kenneth A. Reynhout, Interdisciplinary Interpretation: Paul Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Theology and Science, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2012 (Summa Cum Laude).
 
7.5

Research Publications

  1. "Die Geskiedenisteologie van Wolfhart Pannenberg." ["Wolfhart Pannenberg's Theology of History."] Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif 10, no. 4 (1969).
  2. "Hoe waar is ons Teologiese Uitsprake?" ["How True are Our Theological Statements?"] Bulletin van die S.A.V.C.W. (August 1973).
  3. "Wat is Bybelkunde?" ["What is Biblical Studies?"] Unpublished inaugural address at the University of Port Elizabeth, April 29, 1974.
  4. "Gesag & Vryheid in Bybelse Perspektief." ["Authority and Freedom in Biblical Perspective."] Roeping en Riglyne (1974).
  5. "Bybelkunde, Teologie en die Bybel." ["Biblical Studies, Theology and the Bible."] Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif 15 (1975).
  6. "Teologie en Metode." ["Theology and Method."] Koers 43, no. 4 (1978).
  7. "Antwoord aan professor Adrio König." ["Response to Professor Andrio König."] Koers 43, no. 4 (1978).
  8. "Systematic Theology and the Philosophy of Science: The Need for Methodological and Theoretical Clarity in Theology." Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 34 (Mar. 1981): 3-16.
  9. "Opmerkinge oor Geloof en Geloofsuitsprake." ["Comments on Faith and Statements of Faith."] Scriptura 3, (1981): 1-8.
  10. "Sistematiese Teologie en Wetenskapsteorie, Die Vraag na metodies-teoretiese Helderheid in die Teologie." ["Systematic Theology and the Philosophy of Science: The Need for Methodological and Theoretical Clarity in Theology."] Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 17, no. 1 (1981): 64-78.
  11. "Die Sistematiese Teoloog en persoonlike Geloofsbetrokkenheid." ["The Systematic Theologian and Personal Faith Commitments."] Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif 22, no. 4 (Sep. 1981): 291-302.
  12. "Thomas S. Kuhn en die Vraag na die herkoms van ons teologiese Denkmodelle." ["Thomas S. Kuhn and the Origin of Theological Thought Models."] Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif 24, no. 3 (Jun. 1983).
  13. "Rasionaliteit en Kreatiwiteit: Ontwerp vir 'n kritiese, konstruktiewe Teologie." ["Rationality and Creativity: A Design for a Critical, Constructive Theology."] Koers 48, no. 3 (1983).
  14. "Fundamentalism and the Quest for Biblical Authority." (reviews of The Roots of Fundamentalism, by Ernest R. Sandeen, and The Scope and Authority of the Bible, by James Barr). Scriptura 9 (1983): 67-70.
  15. "Bybelkunde op Universiteit as 'n vormende Wetenskap." ["Biblical Studies as a Formative Science in the University."] Scriptura 13 (1984): 8-20.
  16. "Belydenis as Denkmodel - 'n Teologie Tussen Insig en Ervaring." ["Confession as Thought Model: A Theology between Understanding and Experience."] In Teologie-Belydenis-Politiek/Theology-Confession-Politics, ed. D.J. Smit, 7-27. Bellville: U.W.K. Publishers, 1985.
  17. Review of The True Church and the Poor, by Jon Sobrino. Missionalia 14, no. 2 (Aug. 1986): 113-4 .
  18. Verslag oor " Memorandum van die drie Teologiese Fakulteite van die N.G. Kerk oor Skrifgesag en Skrifgebruik. " Agenda: Algemene Sinode van die N.G. Kerk (1986).
  19. "Rationality and Creativity: A Design for a Critical, Constructive Theology." Academic Papers Series, Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, Canada (Apr. 1986).
  20. "Understanding Religious Texts. The Role of Models in Biblical Interpretation." Old Testament Essays 5 (1987): 9-23.
  21. "Scientific Realism and Theology: A New Challenge?" South African Journal of Philosophy 6, no. 4 (1987): 125-32.
  22. "Evolution, Knowledge and Christian Faith: Gerd Theissen and the Credibility of Theology." Hervormde Teologiese Studies 44, no. 1 (1988): 6-22.
  23. "Experience and Explanation: The Justification of Cognitive Claims in Theology." Zygon 23, no. 3 (Sep. 1988): 247-61.
  24. Review of Natural Science and Two Themes in Human History, by R. Maatman, Hervormde Teologiese Studies 44 (Nov. 1988): 970-71.
  25. "Beyond Dogmatism: Rationality in Theology and Science." Hervormde Teologiese Studies 44, no. 2 (Nov. 1988): 847-63.
  26. "Paradigms and Progress: Inference to the Best Explanation? The Shaping of Rationality in Theology." In Paradigms and Progress in Theology, ed. J. Mouton, A. G. van Aarde and W. S. Vorster, 81-90. Pretoria: HSRC Publishers, 1988.
  27. "Evolution, Knowledge and Faith: Gerd Theissen and the Credibility of Theology." Modern Theology 5, no. 2 (Jan. 1989): 145-59.
  28. "Truth and Commitment in Theology and Science: An Appraisal of Wolfhart Pannenberg's Perspective." Hervormde Teologiese Studies 45, no. 1 (Mar. 1989): 99-116.
  29. "Narrative Theology: An Adequate Paradigm for Theological Reflection?" Hervormde Teologiese Studies 45, no. 4 (1989): 767-77.
  30. "Van Huyssteen Response to Robbins: Does the Postfoundationalist Have to be a Pragmatist?" Zygon 27, no. 4 (Dec. 1992): 455-6.
  31. Review of Creation and the History of Science, by Christopher Kaiser. Theology Today 49, no. 1 (Apr. 1992): 98-100.
  32. Review of Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning, by Nancey Murphy. Zygon 27, no. 2 (Jun. 1992): 231-34.
  33. "Theology and Science: Should the Church Really Care?" Dialog 32, no. 3 (Summer 1993): 198-201.
  34. "Theology and Science: The Quest for a New Apologetics." The Princeton Seminary Bulletin, 14, no.2 (1993): 113-33. [Inaugural address at Princeton Theological Seminary].
  35. "What Epistemic Values Should We Reclaim for Religion and Science? A Response to J. Wesley Robbins" Zygon 28, no. 3 (Sep. 1993): 371-6.
  36. "Is the Postmodernist Always a Postfoundationalist?" Theology Today 50, no. 3 (Oct. 1993): 373-86.
  37. "Theology and Science: The Quest For a New Apologetics." Hervormde Teologiese Studies 49 (Sep. 1993): 425-44.
  38. "Critical Realism and God: Can There Be Faith After Foundationalism?" In Intellektueel in Konteks: Opstelle vir Hennie Rossouw, ed. Anton van Niekerk, Willie Esterhuyse and Johan Hattingh, 253-66. Pretoria: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing, 1993.
  39. "Is There Still a Realist Challenge in Postmodern Theology? On Religious Experience and Explanatory Commitments in Jerome Stone's A Minimalist Vision of Transcendence." American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 15, no. 3 (Sep. 1994): 293-304.
  40. "Is There Still a Realist Challenge in Postmodern Theology? On Religious Experience and Explanatory Commitments in Jerome Stone's A Minimalist Vision of Transcendence " Hervormde Teologiese Studies 51, no. 1 (Apr. 1995): 1-10.
  41. Review of "Nonfoundationalism", by John E. Thiel. Theology Today 52, no. 4 (Jan. 1996): 521-3.
  42. "The Shaping of Rationality in Science and Religion." Hervormde Teologiese Studies 52, no. 1 (Mar. 1996): 105-29.
  43. "Truth and Commitment in Theology and Science: An Appraisal of Wolfhart Pannenberg's Perspective." In Beginning with the End: God, Science and Wolfhart Pannenberg, ed. Carol Rausch Albright and Joel Haugen, 360-77. Chicago: Open Court, 1997.
  44. "Should We Be Trying So Hard To Be Postmodern? A Response to Drees, Haught, and Yeager." Zygon 32, no. 4 (Dec. 1997): 567-84.
  45. "Why Do We Make Those Choices? Some Reflections on Faith, Pluralism and Commitment." In Pragmatism, Neo-Pragmatism and Religion: Conversation with Richard Rorty, ed. Charley D. Hardwick and Donald A. Crosby, 453-67. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.
  46. "Tradition and the Task of Theology." Theology Today 55, no. 2 (Jul. 1998): 213-28.
  47. "Postfoundationalism in Theology and Science: Beyond Conflict and Consonance." In Rethinking Theology and Science: Six Models for the Current Dialogue, ed. Niels Henrik Gregersen and J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, 13-49. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.
  48. "Postfoundationalism and Interdisciplinarity: A Response to Jerome Stone." Zygon 35, no. 2 (Jun. 2000): 427-39.
  49. "Evolution: The Key to Knowledge of God?" In God for the 21 st Century, ed. Russell Stannard, 47-50. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2000.
  50. "Pluralism and Interdisciplinarity: In Search of Theology's Public Voice." American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 22, no.1 (Jan. 2001): 65-87.
  51. "From Religious Experience to Interdisciplinary Reflection: The Challenge of Empirical Theology." In The Human Image of God, ed. Hans-George Ziebertz, Friedrich Schweitzer, Hermann Häring and Don Browning, 103-21. Leiden: Brill, 2001.
  52. "What Are Scientists Telling Theologians About Human Uniqueness?" Research News and Opportunities in Science and Theology 1, no.7 (Mar. 2001): 20, 26.
  53. Review of "God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution", by John F. Haught. Theology Today 58, no. 1 (Apr. 2001): 138-9.
  54. "Fallen Angels or Rising Beasts? Theological Perspectives on Human Uniqueness." Theology and Science 1, no. 2 (Oct. 2003): 161-78.
  55. "Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity." In The Significance of Complexity: Approaching a Complex World Through Science, Theology and the Humanities, ed. Kees van Kooten Niekerk and Hans Buhl, 195-215. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2004.
  56. "Human Origins and Religious Awareness: In Search of Human Uniqueness." Studia Theologica 59, no. 2 (Dec. 2005): 104-128.
  57. "When our Bodies do the Thinking, Theology and Science Converge." American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 27, nos. 2-3 (May/Sep. 2006): 127-53.
  58. "Emergence and Human Uniqueness: Limiting or Delimiting Evolutionary Explanations?" ZYGON: Journal of Religion and Science 41, no. 3 (Sep. 2006): 649-64.
  59. "'Creative Mutual Interaction' as an Epistemic Tool for Interdisciplinary Dialogue." In God's Action in Nature's World: Essays in Honour of Robert John Russell, ed. Ted Peters and Nathan Hallanger, 65-76. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2006.
  60. "Theology, Science, and Human Nature." The Princeton Seminary Bulletin 27, no. 2 (2006): 201-21.
  61. "Building Effective Bridges to Culture: God and Redemption in the Work of Richard Wagner." In The Love of God and Human Dignity: Festschrift for George Newlands, ed. Paul Middleton. Peter Lang, 2007.
  62. “A Reply to Critics.” A response to six presentations at the Annual Conference of the Highlands Institute on American Religious and Philosophical Thought (HIARPT), on J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology: The Gifford Lectures. Published as Volume 28, No. 3, of the American Journal of Theology and Philosophy (September 2007).
  63. “Primates, Hominids, and Humans – from Species Specificity to Human Uniqueness? A Response to Barbara J. King, Gregory R. Peterson, Wesley J. Wildman, and Nancy R. Howell”, in ZYGON: Journal of Religion and Science 43/2 (June 2008), 505-526.
  64. “Ethics and Christology – Rediscovering Jesus in Evolutionary History,” in Essays in Honour of Conrad Wethmar, Verbum Et Ecclesia 29(2), 2008.
  65. “The Philosophical Roots of Public Theology”, in H.J.C. Pieterse, C.H. Tesnaar (Eds.), A Faithful Witness: Essays in Honour of Malan Nel. Bible Media: Wellington (2008).
  66. “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Origins and Religious Awareness,” in Colin Renfrew and Iain Morley (Eds.), Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2009).
  67. "What Makes Us Human? The Interdisciplinary Challenge to Theological Anthropology and Christology" in Toronto Journal of Theology 26/2, 2010, 143-160.
  68. "When Were We Persons" Why Hominid Evolution holds the Key to Embodied Personhood," in Neue Zeitschrift for Systematische Theology 52, 329-349.
  69. "Post-Foundationalism and Human Uniqueness: A Reply to Responses" in Toronto Journal of Theology 27/1, 2011, 73-86.
  70. "Interdisciplinary Theology as Public Theology", in Acta Theologica 2011, Suppl. 14:95-111.
  71. "Coding the Nonvisible: Epistemic limitations and understanding symbolic behavior at Çatalhöyük, in Ian Hodder (Ed.), Religion in the Emergence of Civilization: Çatalhöyük as a Case Study (Cambridge University Press, 2010, 99-121).
  72. "The Historical Self: Memory and Religion Çatalhöyük", in Ian Hodder (Ed.), Vital Matters: Religion and Change at Çatalhöyük (forthcoming 2012, Cambridge University Press).
  73. "Should Theology take Evolutionary Ethics Seriously? A Conversation with Hannah Arendt and Maxine Sheets-Johnstone," in Len Hansen, Nico Koopman, Robert Vosloo (Eds.), Living Theology: Essays presented to Dirk J. Smit on his Sixtieth Birthday (Bible Media: Wellington, South Africa, 2011).
  74. "In Gesprek met Frits Gaum: 'n Gesprek oor God, Teologie, Wetenskap, en Oorspronge", in George Claassen en Frits Gaum, God? Gesprekke oor die Oorsprong en Uiteinde van Alles (Tafelberg 2012).
  75. "Construction and Constraint: What do the Laws of Nature teach us about Moral Laws?", in Michael Welker and Gregor Etzelmüller (Eds.), Concepts of Law in the Sciences, Legal Studies, and Theology (Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, Germany, 2013.
 
7.6

Books    (vanhuyssteen.org)

  1. Teologie van die Rede: Die Funksie van die Rasionele in die Denke van Wolfhart Pannenberg [ Theology of Reason: The Function of Rationality in the Thought of Wolfhart Pannenberg ]. Kampen: J.H. Kok, 1970.
  2. Geloof en Skrifgesag [ Faith and the Authority of Scripture ] (with B. J. du Toit). Pretoria: N.G. Kerkboekhandel, 1982.
  3. Teologie as Kritiese Geloofsverantwoording: Teorievorming in die Sistematiese Teologie. [ Theology and the Justification of Faith: The Construction of Theories in Systematic Theology.] Pretoria: RGN, 1986.
  4. The Realism of the Text: A Perspective on Biblical Authority. Pretoria: UNISA, 1987.
  5. Theology and the Justification of Faith: The Construction of Theories in Systematic Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.
  6. Essays in Postfoundationalist Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.
  7. Rethinking Theology and Science: Six Models for the Current Dialogue (ed. with Niels Henrik Gregersen). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.
  8. Duet or Duel? Theology and Science in a Postmodern World. London: SCM Press, 1998. Reprint, Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1998. [The John Albert Hall Lectures].
  9. The Shaping of Rationality: Toward Interdisciplinarity in Theology and Science. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999.
  10. Duet atau Duel? Teologi dan Sains dalam Dunia Post-Modern. Jakatra, Indonesia: PT Bpk Gunugn Mulia, 2000. [Indonesian translation of Duet or Duel? Theology and Science in a Postmodern World (1998).]
  11. The Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (Editor-on-Chief, with Niels Henrik Gregersen, Nancy R. Howell and Wesley J. Wildman). New York: Macmillan, 2003.
  12. Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. [The Gifford Lectures.]
  13. Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology. German Edition: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2006. [The Gifford Lectures.]
  14. Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology was published in a Swedish translation, Ensamma I varlden? Manniskans sarstallning inom naturvetenskap och teologi, by Nya Doxa Publishing House, Sweden, January 2008.
 
7.7

Festschrift

Festschrift : The Evolution of Rationality: Interdisciplinary Essays in Honor of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, ed. F. LeRon Shults. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006.

7.8

Edited Volumes

  1. The Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, Editor-on-Chief, with Niels Henrik Gregersen, Nancy R. Howell and Wesley J. Wildman). New York: Macmillan, 2003.
  2. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen & Erik P. Wiebe, (Eds.) In Search of Self: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Personhood. Wm. B. Eerdmans: Grand Rapids, 2011.
  3. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen & Khalil Chamcham (Eds.), The Templeton Science and Religion Series: 
    1. Medicine, Religion and Health.  Harold G. Koenig, M.D., (2008).
    2. Horizons of Cosmology.  Joseph Silk, (2009).
    3. Technology and Religion.  Noreen Herzfeld, (2009).
    4. Neuroscience, Psychology and Religion. Malcolm Jeeves & Warren S. Brown, (2009).
    5. Mathematics and Religion.  Javier Leach, (2010).
    6. Paleontology.  Ian Tattersall, (2010).
    7. Ecology and the Environment.  R.J. Berry, (2011).
    8. The Language of Genetics.  Denis R. Alexander, (2011).
    9. Cognitive Science, Religion and Theology.  Justin L. Barrett, (2011).
    10. The Temple Science and Religion Reader.  J. Wentzel van Huyssteen and Khalil Chamcham, (Eds.), (2012). 
     
  4. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen & Roger Trigg, The Ashgate Science and Religion Series:

        1. Scientism.  Mikael Stenmark, (2001).

        2. Theology and Psychology.  Fraser Watts, (2002).

        3. Science, Theology, and Ethics.  Ted Peters, (2003).

        4. From Human to Posthuman.  Brent Waters, (2006).

        5. God's Action in Nature's World. Ted Peters and Nathan Hallanger, (2006).

        6. Explorations in Neuroscience, Psychology and Religion.  Kevin S. Seybold, (2007).

        7. Toward a Theology of Scientific Endeavour. Christopher B. Kaiser, (2007).

        8. Reconstructing a Christian Theology of Nature, Anna Case-Winters. (2007).

        9. Mind, Brain and the Elusive Soul, Mark Graves, (2008).

        10. Christology and Science, F. LeRon Shults, (2008).

        11. Theology, Psychology and the Plural Self, Léon Turner, (2008).

        12. Science and Religious Anthropology,  Wesley J. Wildman, (2009).

        13. Principles of Neurotheology.  Andrew B. Newberg, (2010).

        14. Human Identity at the Intersection of Science. Technology and Religion, Nancey Murphy and Christopher C. Knight, (2010).

        15. Naturalism, Theism and the Cognitive Study of Religion, Aku Visala, (2011).

        16. Science and Faith within Reason.  Jaume Navarro, (2011).

        17. The Cognitive Science of Religion.  James A. Van Slyke, (2011).

        18. Cyborg Selves.  Jeanine Thweatt-Bates, (2012).

        19. God and the Scientist. Fraser Watts and Christopher C. Knight, (2012).

        20. Christian Moral Theology in an Emerging Technoculture.   Brent Waters, (2012).

        21. Science and Ultimate Reality. Wesley J. Wildman, (2014).

        22. Realism in Religion and Science. Clare McGraw, (2014).

 
7.9

Other General Publications

  1. " Heilsekerheid?" Die Kerkbode Jg. 123, Deel CVIII, No. 15 (13 Okt. 1971).
  2. "Beskik God oor alles? " In Die Bybel en U. Pretoria: N. G. Kerk Uitgewers, 1974.
  3. "Die Here het waarlik opgestaan .... " Perspektief vol. 6, no. 1 (Maart 1975).
  4. "Die ' Onsterflikheid ' van die siel. " In Die Bybel en U. Pretoria: N.G. Kerk Uitgewers, 1976.
  5. "Wat is Geloof?" Kontak Jg. 6, nr. 1 (1980).
  6. "Kerk en Politiek. " UPE Fokus (Junie 1980).
  7. "Alexander Podlashuc: Die Passie van Judas Iskariot. " TECHNIKON (1981). [Openingsrede, UPE Internasionale Kunsfees, Gepubliseer.]
  8. " ' God Met Ons ' : Studiestuk oor Skrifgesag. " Die Kerkbode Jg. 133, nr. 45 (11 Nov. 1981): 5.
  9. "Bybelse waarheid gesien as ' n ' RelasioneleWaarheid ' . " Die Kerkbode Jg. 133, nr. 46 (18 Nov. 1981): 9.
  10. "Bybelse waarheid teenoor wysgerige waarheid? " Die Kerkbode Jg. 133, nr. 47 (25 Nov. 1981): 16.
  11. "Erkenning van Skrifgesag: ' n immuniseringstaktiek? " Die Kerkbode Jg. 133, nr. 48 (2 Des. 1981): 5.
  12. "Die Bybel: geen gewone geskiedenisboek. " Die Kerkbode Jg. 133, nr. 49 (9 Des. 1981): 5.
  13. "Rasionele belewing en subjektiewe willekeur. " Die Kerkbode Jg. 133, nr. 50 (16 Des. 1981): 3v.
  14. " Die Bybel as rigsnoer vir ons lewe." Die Kerkbode Jg. 134, nr. 1 (6 Jan. 1982): 7.
  15. "Die Taak en Grense van die Teologie. " Die Kerkbode Jg. 134, nr. 2 (13 Jan. 1982): 4 en 8.
  16. "Alexander Podlashuc: Die Passie van Judas Iskariot." South African Arts Calender (Apr./May 1982).
  17. "Wat is 'n geloofservaring?" Die Kerkbode Jg. 134, nr. 21 (2 Junie 1982).
  18. "Basiese Riglyne vir ' n gesprek oor die Skrifgesag. " Die Kerkbode Jg. 135 (18 Mei 1983).
  19. "Die Bybel is tog ' n geloofsboek en ook Woord van God." Die Kerkbode (13 Junie 1983).
  20. "Die ware gesag van ' n Geloofsbelydenis. " Die Kerkbode (28 Sep. 1983).
  21. "Die gelowige en die Bybel: ' n Probleemverhouding? " Die Kerkbode Jg. 137 (Jan. 1985).
  22. "Can Theology and Science Live Together?" Alumni/ae News, Princeton Theological Seminary Vol. xxxi, No. 1 (1993).
  23. "Can Theology and Science Live Together?" The Princeton Spire Vol. xxxii, No.2 (1993).
 
7.10

Papers Read at Conferences, Special Occasions, and as a Visiting Professor or Guest Lecturer

  1. God en Werklikheid (University of Pretoria, 1972).
  2. Wat is Bybelkunde? Inaugural Lecture (University of Port Elizabeth, 1974).
  3. Gesag en Vryheid in Bybelse perspektief (Potchefstroom, 1974).
  4. Teologie en Metode (University of Stellenbosch, 1976).
  5. Wetenskapsteorie en Teologie - Die vraag na teologiese-teoretiese helderheid in die sistematiese teologie (University of Pretoria, 1979).
  6. Die metode-vraag in die Suid-Afrikaanse Teologie (Unisa, Pretoria, 1976).
  7. The Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg (Universiteit Kaapstad, Mei 1979).
  8. The Concept of History in the Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg, (Universiteit Kaapstad, Mei 1979)
  9. Die teologie van Gerhard Sauter (Universiteit van Stellenbosch, Okt. 1979).
  10. Geloof en Geloofsuitsprake (Universiteit van Stellenbosch, Okt. 1979).
  11. Die Teologie van Dietrich Bonnhoeffer (Studiegroep Teologie Oos-Londen, Aug. 1980).
  12. Die struktuur van geloofsuitsprake (Studiegroep Teologie Oos-Londen, Aug. 1980).
  13. Geloof: uitsprake oor 'n vreemde ervaring (Dept. Wysbegeerte, UOVS, Bloemfontein, Apr. 1981).
  14. Wetenskapsfilosofie en geloofsbetrokkenheid: die vrae van Kritiese Rasionalisme aan die sistematiese Teologie (Interdissiplinêre Nvorsingseenheid vir Vakfilosofiese Studie, UOVS, Bloemfontein, Apr. 1981).
  15. Wetenskapsfilosofie en Sistematiese Teologie: die ontwerp van Gerhard Sauter (I.N.V.S., Bloemfontein, Apr. 1981).
  16. Die struktuur van geloofsuitsprake (Universiteit van Pretoria, Teologiese Fakulteit B, Mei 1981).
  17. Bybelkunde en Teologie: die strukturele opset van die tersiêre Bybelkunde leerplan (Universiteit van Pretoria, Saterdag 9 Mei 1981).
  18. "God met Ons": Die Geref. Kerk in Nederland Rapport oor Skrifgesag (Studiegroep Teologie, UPE, 2 Nov. 1981)
  19. Bybelse waarheid as relasionele waarheid (Studiegroep Teologie, UPE, 2 Nov. 1981).
  20. Die Bybel as norm vir ons lewe (Studiegroep Teologie, UPE, 2 Nov. 1981).
  21. Die gesag van die Bybel (Predikante Studie-kring, Graaff-Reinett, 27 Mei 1982).
  22. Thomas Kuhn en die herkoms van ons teologiese denkmodelle (Dogmatologiese Werkgemeenskap te UNISA, Pretoria, 20 Januarie 1983).
  23. Wat is geloof? (Potchefstroomse Universiteit wir C.O.H., 25 Maart 1983).
  24. Kreatiwiteit en Rasionaliteit. Onderwerp vir 'n kritiese, konstruktiewe teologie ( STOKER-lesings, Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir C.H.O., 25 Maart 1983).
  25. Sinvolle geloofservaring: 'n visie op lyding (Hospitaalleraarskonferensie, Port Elizabeth, 6 Junie 1983).
  26. Teologie en Kreatiwiteit. Op weg na 'n Teologie as Kritiese Geloofs-verantwoording (Interdissiplinêre Studiegroep, Universiteit van Stellenbosch, Oktober 1983).
  27. Skrif en Interpretasie: 'n ou vraag binne 'n nuwe paradigma, Interdissiplinre Studiegroep (Universiteit van Stellenbosch, Oktober 1983).
  28. Belydenis as denkmodel: 'n teologie tussen insig en ervaring (Dogmatologiese Werkgemeenskap, Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland, 25 Jan. 1984).
  29. Skrifgesag: 'n herwaardering van die konsep 'relasionele waarheid' (Gasvoorlesing: Teologiese Fakulteit B, Universiteit van Pretoria, 3 Mei 1984).
  30. Bybelkunde as Vormende Wetenskap aan die universiteit (3de Kongres van die S.A. Vereniging vir Bybelkunde, Universiteit van Pretoria, 4 Mei 1984).
  31. Bybelinterpretasie vandag (Kraggakamma V.L.V. Tak Port Elizabeth, 8 Mei 1984).
  32. Skrifinterpretasie: die Gesagsvraagstuk as hermeneutiese probleem, gasvoorlesing: Teologiese Fakulteit (Universiteit van Stellenbosch, 16 Mei 1984).
  33. The Concept of History in the Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg (University of Fort Hare, 12 Jun. 1984).
  34. Response: Prosperity and Faith: Some Systematic Considerations (University of Fort Hare, 12 Jun. 1984).
  35. Skrifgesag: 'n Teologie-historiese problematisering (Predikantekring, Knysna, Jun. 1984).
  36. Gen. 4: 'n Sistematies-eksegetiese interpretasie van die Kainverhaal (N.G. Kerk Kraggakamma, Jun. 1984).
  37. Teologie as kritiese Geloofsverantwoording (S.A.U.K.- onderhoud, 26 Feb. 1986).
  38. Sistematiese Teologie en Kritiese Realisme ( R.G.N., Pretoria, 29 Feb. 1986).
  39. Understanding Religious Texts. The Role of Models in Biblical Interpretation (UNISA, 15 May 1986).
  40. Wie was Jesus van Nasaret? ( Begaafde kind-projek, UPE, 22 May 1986).
  41. The Work of Art as a Classic (P.E. Technikon, 20 Jun. 1986).
  42. Teologie, Geloof en Wetenskap (S.A.U.K.-onderhoud, 03 Aug. 1986).
  43. Realisme en Teksinterpretasie (S.A.U.K.-onderhoud, 3 Aug. 1986).
  44. The Realism of the Text. A Perspective on Biblical Authority (C.B. Powell Openbare Voorlesing, UNISA, 5 Aug. 1986).
  45. Kain: Verlore of Verworpe? (Akademie, Windhoek, 10 Aug. 1986).
  46. Die Realisme van die Teks (S.W.A.U.K.-onderhoud,Windhoek, 12 Aug. 1986).
  47. The Use of Scripture in Church and Theology (Akademie, Windhoek, 12 Aug. 1986).
  48. Is die N.G. Kerk 'n belydende kerk? (Simposium, P.E., 19 Aug. 1986).
  49. The Realism of the Text (C.B. Powell-Gedenklesing, UNISA, 8 Aug. 1986).
  50. The Epistemological Status of Theological Statements (American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, G.A., 22 Nov. 1986).
  51. Models of Rationality in Systematic Theology (Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Chicago, U.S.A., 9 Mar. 1987).
  52. Realism in Theology (University of Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A., 13 Mar. 1987).
  53. Teologie, Kerk en Geloofservaring (Studiegroep Teologie, UPE, 21 Aug. 1987).
  54. Die verhouding Teologie en Filosofie ( Studiegroep Teologie, UPE, 21 Aug. 1987).
  55. Rationality in Theological Reflection (Studiegroep Teologie, UPE, 21 Aug. 1987).
  56. Critical Realism and the Realism of the Text (Post-Graduate Seminar, 14 Aug. 1987).
  57. Faith and Science: Duet or Duel? ( S.A. Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 10 Sep. 1987).
  58. Theology and the Justification of Faith (University of Stellenbosch, Faculty of Theology, 14 Sep. 1987).
  59. Religious Experience and Realism in Theology (V.C.H.O. Symposium, University of Stellenbosch, 14 Sep. 1987).
  60. Experience and Explanations. The Justification of Cognitive Claims in Theology. (Religion and Science Consultation, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Religion, Boston, Dec. 1987).
  61. Beyond Dogmatism: The Shaping of Rationality in Theology (Second European Conference on Religion and Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands, Europe, Mar. 1988).
  62. Inference to the Best Explanation? The Shaping of Rationality in Theology (National Conference of the Human Sciences Research Council on Paradigms and Progress, Pretoria, Apr. 1988).
  63. Realism, Grammar, God, (Seminar, Seventh European Conference on Philosophy of Religion, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Europe, Aug. 1988).
  64. On Issues in Religion and Science (Post-Graduate Seminar, University of Port Elizabeth, Oct. 1988).
  65. Truth and Commitment in Theology and Science. An Appraisal of Wolfhart Pannenberg's Perspective (Pannenberg Symposium, Chicago Center for Religion and Science, Nov. 15, 1988).
  66. Inference to the Best Explanation? Narrative and The Shaping of Rationality in Theological Reflection (Philosophy of Religion Section, Annual Meeting, American Academy of Religion, Chicago Nov. 19-22, 1988).
  67. Narrative Theology: An Adequate Paradigm for Theological Reflection? (UPE/Rhodes University Symposium, Feb. 1989).
  68. Narrative Theology: An Adequate Paradigm for Theological Reflection? (Symposium at the University of Pretoria, Mar. 1989).
  69. Theology and the Justification of Faith, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria (Mar. 1989).
  70. Rationality and Creativity in Theological Reflection (Pontifical Academy of Theology and Philosophy, Krakôw, Poland, May 1989).
  71. From Rationality to Experiential Epistemology: Christian Theology and the Realist Challenge (Conference on Theology and Science, Pontifical Academy of Theology and Philosophy, Krakow, Poland, May 1989).
  72. The Relationship between Theology and the Natural Sciences (S.A.B.C. Interview, 1989).
  73. The Problem of Rationality in Theological Reflection (Guest Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary, Nov. 12, 1990).
  74. The Role of Experience and Belief in Theology (Doctoral Seminar, Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, Dec. 11, 1990).
  75. The Explanatory Role of Experience and Belief in Religion and Science (Guest Lecturer at the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, Dec. 12, 1990).
  76. The Explanatory Role of Religious Experience in Postmodern Religious Reflection (Visiting Professor, Chicago Seminaries Summer School, Jul. 1991).
  77. Contemporary Science and the Problem of God (S.A. Academy of Science and Art, Port Elizabeth, Sep. 1991).
  78. The Postmodern Challenge - Opportunity or Threat? (UPE Women's Association, Oct. 19, 1991).
  79. Experience and Explanation in Theology and Science (Opening Lecture, Annual Meeting of the Institute for Religion in an Age of Science, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Jul. 1991).
  80. Towards Postfoundationalism in Theology and Science: A Response to Arthur Peacocke's "The Kindling of the Divine Flame" (Fourth European Conference on Theology and Science, Rome, Italy, Mar. 1992).
  81. Theology and Science Today: A Message for the Church (Adult Forum at the Lutheran Church in Newtown, Pennsylvania, Apr. 1992).
  82. Theology and Science: A New Challenge to the Church? (Adult Forum, Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, Oct. 1992).
  83. Critical Realism: A Postfoundationalist Model for Theistic Belief? (Philosophy of Religion Section at the Annual Meeting, American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, Nov. 1992).
  84. Theology and Science: Why the Church Should Care? (Long Island Presbytery, Mar. 1993).
  85. Critical Realism and Neo-Pragmatism: the Final Word? (A Symposium at the Chicago Center for Religion and Science, Chicago, Apr. 1993).
  86. The Shaping of Rationality in Theology and Science (Guest Lecture at the Theological Faculty, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, May 1993).
  87. Theology and Science: A Challenge to Religious Epistemology (Guest Lecturer, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 1993).
  88. Is There Still a Realist Challenge in Postmodern Theology? On Religious Experience and Explanatory Commitments in Jerome A. Stone's "A Minimalist Vision of Transcendence". (Second International Conference on Philosophical Theology, St. Andrews, Scotland, Aug. 1993).
  89. Paradigms and Progress in Theology and Science (Visiting professor at the University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Jan. 6, 1994).
  90. The Shaping of Rationality in Theology and Science: Towards a Postfoundationalist Model (Guest Lecture for the Danish Forum for Theology and Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark, Mar. 28, 1994).
  91. Theology and Science Today: Beyond Conflict and Consonance (Guest Lecture at Franklin College, Oct. 11, 1994).
  92. Theology and Science Today (Breakfast Lecture: Schreiner College TX, Jan. 25, 1995).
  93. Theology and the New Physics (Lecture at Schreiner College, Jan. 25, 1995).
  94. The Shaping of Rationality in Theology and Science (The Cooper Public Lecture, Schreiner College, TX, Jan. 25, 1995).
  95. Theology and the Interdisciplinary Discussion (Schreiner College Faculty Members, Jan. 25, 1995).
  96. Theology and Science: Why the Church Should Care? (Adult Education Class, First Presbyterian Church, Kerrville, TX, Jan., 1995).
  97. A Response to John Polkinghorne's "The Friendship of Science and Religion" (Connecticut College, New London, CT, Jan. 29, 1995).
  98. The Shaping of Rationality in Theology and Science (Opening Lecture, Royal Institute for Philosophy, Religion and Science Conference and University of Warwick, Coventry, U.K., Mar. 24, 1995).
  99. Visiting Professor at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, May 1995:
    1. Series of Ph.D. Seminars on:
      1. Theology, Epistemology and Postmodernism.
      2. Judgment and Postfoundationalist Rationality.
      3. Theology's Interdisciplinary Location.
       
    2. Public Lecture: The Shaping of Rationality in Religious and Science: The Challenge of Postmodernism.
     
  100. Why Do We Make Those Choices? Some Reflections on Faith, Pluralism, and Commitment (Paper read at the Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought, Highlands, NC, Jun. 23, 1995).
  101. Theology's Cross-Disciplinary Task: Rethinking John Milbank's "Theology and Social Theory" (Paper read at the International Seminar on Interdisciplinary Theology, Swiss Theology Society, Emmeten, Switzerland, Sep. 14-17, 1995).
  102. The Contemporary Theology and Science Dialogue: Duet or Duel? (Paper for the West Jersey Presbytery, Oct. 11, 1995).
  103. The Staley Lectures at Eastern Mennonite University, Nov. 6-8, 1995:
    1. Can Theology and Science Live Together? (Nov. 6)
    2. Is This Universe Really God's Creation? (Nov. 7)
    3. Theology and the Sciences: The Interdisciplinary Challenge (Faculty Lunch Forum, Nov. 7).
    4. Theology and Contemporary Cosmology: Duet or Duel? (Nov. 7)
    5. Theology and Evolution: An Historical Debate is Still Alive and Well (Nov. 8).
     
  104. Guest Lectures at the First Presbyterian Church, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 8-10, 1995:
    1. Religion and Science: Duet or Duel? - Navigating Between Shifting Boundaries
    2. God and the Challenge of Contemporary Theology
     
  105. Guest Panelist (with Freeman Dyson and Angela Craeger) on a Seminar on Science and Theology. Topic: On Having Faith in Theological Inquiry and Scientific Methodology (Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ, Feb. 3, 1996).
  106. Is There a Postmodern Challenge in Theology and Science? (Guest Lecture at the University of Pennsylvania, Mar. 5, 1996).
  107. Truth and Pluralism in Religion and Science Today: The Postmodern Challenge (The Annual Kathleen Smith Bricker Lecture at Tulane Univeristy, New Orleans, Mar. 14, 1996).
  108. How Real is the Postmodern Challenge in Theology and Science Today? (Paper read at the Biannual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology in Kraków, Poland, Mar. 26-30, 1996).
  109. Theology and Contemporary Science: Duet or Duel? (Lecture for the Old Guard of Princeton at Princeton University, Apr. 10, 1996).
  110. Lectures for the Templeton Foundation at the Templeton/Gordon College Workshop, Jun. 7-11, 1996.
    1. Can Theology really shape Scientific Reflection?
    2. Is There a Postmodern Challenge in Theology and Science Today?
     
  111. Visit to South Africa as Guest Professor:
    1. Two lectures at the University of Pretoria, Aug. 5, 1996:
      1. Why Do We Make Those Choices? Reflections on Faith, Pluralism, and Commitment.
      2. Postfoundationalism and Tradition in Theology and Science.
       
    2. The Postmodern Challenge in Theology and Science Today (University of South Africa, Aug. 6, 1996)
    3. Theology and Evolution: The Challenge of Darwinism (Randse Afrikaanse University, Aug. 7, 1996)
    4. The Nature and Institutionalizing of Theology (Seminar at the University of Pretoria's Faculty of Theology, Aug. 8, 1996).
    5. Series of lectures at the Western Cape, Aug. 12-14, 1996:
      1. Why Do We Make Those Choices? Reflections on Faith, Pluralism and Commitment (Theological Faculty, University of Stellenbosch).
      2. Theology and Evolution: The Challenge of Darwinism (Philosophy Department, University of Stellenbosch).
      3. Why Do We Make Those Choices? Reflections on Faith, Pluralism and Commitment (Theological Faculty, University of the Western Cape).
       
    6. Led a seminar series on Theology and Science Today at the University of Stellenbosch, Aug. 16-17, l996, with the theme, What Does It Mean For Theology To Go Public? Theology and Science as a Test Case for Interdisciplinarity:

      Paper One: Postfoundationalism in Theology and Science
      Paper Two: On Good Judgment and Responsible Choices: Can Progress Still Be a Virtue in Theology and the Sciences?
      Paper Three: Theology and Contemporary Science: Who Are the High Priests of our Culture?
      Paper Four: Is there a Postmodern Challenge in Theology and Science Today?
    7. University of Port Elizabeth, Aug. 20-27, 1996:
      1. Theology and Contemporary Cosmology: Who are the High Priests of our Culture?
      2. Why Do We Make Those Choices? Some Reflections on Faith, Pluralism and Commitment.
       
    8. Postfoundationalism in Theology and Science: Beyond Conflict and Consonance (University of the Orange Free State, Aug. 28, 1996).
     
  112. American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, Nov. 1996:
    1. Is Tradition Rationality's Destiny? (Theology and Religious Reflection Section).
    2. Should We Be Trying So Hard To Be Postmodern? (Theology and Science Section).
     
  113. The Postmodern Challenge in Science and Religious Reflection (The Templeton Workshop, St. Anne's College, Oxford University, U. K., Jan. 1997).
  114. Tradition and Rationality (University of Groningen, The Netherlands, Oct. 1997).
  115. The John Albert Hall Lectures, University of Victoria, B.C., Canada, Jan. 1998:
    1. Duet or Duel? Theology and Science in a Postmodern World.
      Lecture One: A Safe Space for Theology and Science.
      Lecture Two: Religion and Cosmology: Who are the High Priests of our Culture?

      Lecture Three: Religion and Knowledge: Does Evolution Hold The Key?

      Lecture Four: From Bitter Duel to Grateful Duet: Postfoundationalism in Theology and Science.

    2. Seminar with the Diocese of British Columbia: Topic: Tradition and Faith.

    3. Faculty Seminar at the Centre for the Study of Religion and Society.
     
  116. Invited to give the The Thomas Aquinas Lecture at Purdue University, Indiana, Mar. 1998.
  117. Lectures at the Templeton Summer Workshop, Oxford University, England, Jun./Jul. 1998:
    1. The Postmodern Challenge in Theology and Science.
    2. Evolutionary Epistemology: The Missing Link?
     
  118. Pluralism and Interdisciplinarity: In Search of Theology's Public Face (Lecture at the International Meeting of the Highlands Institute of American Religious Thought in Bad Boll, Germany, Aug. 1998).
  119. Pluralism, Rationality and Interdisciplinarity: Could Theology have a Truly Public Voice? (Lecture at the first meeting of the International Advisory Board of the International Centre for Fundamental Studies in Contemporary Culture, St. Petersburg, Russia, Sep. 1998).
  120. Order, Creativity and Emergence: a Response to Ian Stewart's The Creative Fabric of the World: Basic Aspects of Biological Creativity in Nature (A John Templeton Foundation Research symposium on Accelerating Creativity, Washington DC, Feb. 15, 1999).
  121. Pluralism and Interdisciplinarity (Lecture at the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, Apr. 1999).
  122. From Evolution to Interdisciplinary Reflection: Crossing the Latest (Or Oldest?) Bridge between Religion and Science (Lecture at a Symposium on Materializing Religion, Drew University, May 1999).
  123. Christian Theology and the Challenge of Evolution: Darwinism and Creationism in the United States of America Today (Guest Lectures in Italy at the University of Udine, and at the Instituto oi Storia Sociale e Religiosa, Gorizia, May/June 1999).
  124. Visiting Professor at the South African Forum for Religion and Science, Aug. 1999: Three lectures at the University of South Africa:

    Lecture One : Pluralism and Interdisciplinarity: In Search of Theology's Public Voice.

    Lecture Two : Evolution and the Human Mind: How Special Are We Really?

    Lecture Three : Faith and Knowledge: Our Common Evolutionary Heritage?

  125. Creativity and Consciousness: How Does Evolution Challenge Theology Today? (Public Lecture and Seminar at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, Aug. 10, 1999).
  126. Science, Religion and Technology: Beyond the Postmodern Challenge (Lecture at the Eighth East-West Philosophers' Conference, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Jan. 2000).
  127. Theology and Interdisciplinarity: From Cognitive Fluidity to Transversal Dialogue (Lecture at the Biannual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology, Lyon, France, Apr. 2000).
  128. Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity (Public Lecture at the Forum for Theology and Science, at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, May 2000).
  129. Theology and Interdisciplinarity: From Cognitive Fluidity to Transversal Dialogue (Doctoral Seminar at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, May 2000).
  130. Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity (Public Lecture at the Theological Faculty of the University of Lund, Sweden, May 2000).
  131. Theology and Interdisciplinarity: From Cognitive Fluidity to Transversal Dialogue (Doctoral Seminar at the University of Lund, Sweden, May 2000).
  132. Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity (Public Lecture at the Theological Faculty of the University of Uppsala, Sweden, May 2000).
  133. Theology and Interdisciplinarity: From Cognitive Fluidity to Transversal Dialogue (Doctoral Seminar at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, May 2000).
  134. A Postfoundationalist Response to Christoph Jaeger's Warrant, Defeaters, and the Epistemic Basis of Theistic Belief (Response Paper at the Gifford Bequest International Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland, May 2000).
  135. Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity (The Judith E. Broadway Lecture at the Highlands Institute for American Religion and Philosophical Thought in Highlands, NC, Jun. 2000).
  136. Theology and Interdisciplinarity: From Cognitive Fluidity to Transversal Dialogue (Lecture at the University of Toronto's Conference on Interdisciplinary Reflection, Toronto, Jun. 2000).
  137. Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity (Public Lecture at Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, 2000).
  138. Pluralism and Interdisciplinarity: In Search of Theology's Public Voice (Public Lecture at the American Journal of Theology and Philosophy Meeting at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, Nov. 2000).
  139. Fides et Ratio: Last Stop on the Highway to Truth? Coping with the Many Voices of Faith and Reason (Lecture at the Center of Theological Inquiry's Consultation on Faith and Reason, Princeton, Dec. 2000).
  140. Fallen Angels or Rising Beasts? Theological Perspectives on Human Uniqueness (Public Lecture at the Faculty of Theology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, Mar. 13, 2001).
  141. Fallen Angels or Rising Beasts? Theological Perspectives on Human Uniqueness (Public Lecture at Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN, Apr. 2001).
  142. Evolution and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity. (Public Lecture at the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 2001).
  143. Theology in the Context of Cyber Culture: Science, Religion and Technology Beyond the Modern Challenge (Public Lecture at the Centennial Anniversary Conference of the Presbyterian College and Seminary, Seoul, Korea, May 2001).
  144. Fallen Angels or Rising Beasts? Theological Perspectives on Human Uniqueness and the Imago Dei (Public Lecture at the Center of Theological Inquiry's Pastor/Theologian Conference, Snowbird, UT, Jun. 2001).
  145. Theology and Science on the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (Bi-Coastal Video Conference with Sir John Polkinghorne, Oct. 4, 2001).
  146. Public Lectures at the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Oct. 29-30, 2001.
    1. Theology and the Challenge of Interdisciplinary Dialogue.
    2. Theology and Paleoanthropology: A Case Study in Interdisciplinarity.
     
  147. Fallen Angels or Rising Beasts? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Uniqueness (CTNS Conference, San Jose, CA, Jan. 5, 2002).
  148. Theology and the Challenge of Paleoanthropology (Stanford University, Jan. 7, 2002).
  149. The Doctrine of the Imago Dei: In the Cross-fire of the Interdisciplinary Challenge (Public Lecture at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, Mar. 7, 2002).
  150. Human Uniqueness: Victim or Survivor in the Current Interdisciplinary Dialogue? (Public Lecture at Columbia University, New York, NY, Oct. 2, 2002).
  151. The Neanderthals: A Challenge to Human Uniqueness? (Response to Ian Tattersall, The Doser Program, AAAS, Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2002).
  152. A Public Theology Has Interdisciplinary Responsibilities (Public Lecture at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 4. 2002).
  153. On the Role of Tradition in the Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Human Uniqueness (The Alexander Robertson Lecture at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 5, 2002).
  154. The Doctrine of the Imago Dei: In the Cross-Fire of Interdisciplinary Dialogue (Public Lecture at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Nov. 7, 2002).
  155. The Origins of Modern Human Behavior: Implications for Religious Understandings of Humanity (Lecture at a Symposium on Human Evolution at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Denver, CO, Feb. 15, 2003).
  156. Evolutions and Human Uniqueness: A Theological Perspective on the Emergence of Human Complexity (Public Lecture at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, Mar. 13, 2003).
  157. Loyalty to Tradition, Responsibility for Others: The Interdisciplinary Task of Public Theology (Public Lecture for Doctoral Students at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, Mar. 13, 2003).
  158. Rationality and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity in Contemporary Theology (Public Lecture at the Faculty of Theology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, May 14, 2003).
  159. On Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology (Public Lecture at the Stead Center for Ethics and Values, Garrett Evangelical Seminary, Chicago, IL, Oct. 30, 2003).
  160. The Gifford Lectures, the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Apr./May 2004:

    Lecture 1: Human Uniqueness as an Interdisciplinary Problem?

    Lecture 2: Human Uniqueness and Cognitive Evolution

    Lecture 3: Human Uniqueness and the Image of God

    Lecture 4: Human Uniqueness and Human Origins

    Lecture 5: Human Uniqueness and Symbolization

    Lecture 6: Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology

  161. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Origins and Religious Awareness (Lecture at the Symposium on Innovation in Material and Spiritual Cultures, Les Eyzies, France, May 2004).
  162. Human Origins and Religious Awareness in Upper-Paleolithic Imagery: in Search of Human Uniqueness (Keynote Lecture at the Metanexus International Conference on Science and Religion, Philadelphia, PA, Jun. 7, 2004).
  163. Human Origins and Religious Awareness: In Search of Human Uniqueness (Lecture at the Highlands Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought, 2004 Public Lecture Series, Jun. 14, 2004).
  164. Lectures at the Princeton Institute of Theology, Princeton, NJ, Jun. 22-25, 2004:

    Lecture 1: Human Evolution and the Problem of Cognition

    Lecture 2: Christian Theology and the History of the Imago Dei

    Lecture 3: Contemporary Paleoanthropology and Human Uniqueness

    Lecture 4: Human Personhood in Theology and Science

  165. A Postfoundationalist Approach to Interdisciplinarity in Theology and Science (Lecture at the Randse Afrikaanse University, Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug. 2, 2004).
  166. Upper-Paleolithic Imagery and the Origins of Religion (The St. Columbas Lecture at the St. Columbas Presbyterian Church, Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug. 2004).
  167. Searching for Human Uniqueness: Theology in Dialogue with Paleoanthropology (Public Lecture at Bethel University, St. Paul, MN, Oct. 28, 2004).
  168. The Olaus Petri Lectures at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, Dec. 7-9, 2004:

    Lecture 1: Human Uniqueness and Cognitive Evolution

    Lecture 2: Human Uniqueness and Human Origins

    Lecture 3: Human Uniqueness and Symbolization

  169. In Search of Human Uniqueness: Theology in Dialogue with Paleoanthropology and Neuroscience (Public Lecture at a Conference on Gott - Geist - Gehirn: Religiöse Erfahrung im Lichte des neuesten Hirnforschung, Evangelische Akademie Arnoldshain, Germany, Jan. 21-23, 2005).
  170. In Search of Human Uniqueness: Theology, Paleoanthropology, and Shamanism (Public Lecture at Yale Divinity School, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Feb. 2, 2005).
  171. From Prehistory to Shamanism: Theology in Search of Human Uniqueness (Public Lecture at St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN, on Mar. 16, 2005).
  172. Do Prehistoric Cave Paintings Reveal Something About the Image of God? Theology and Science in Search of Human Uniqueness (Lecture at Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ, May 1, 2005).
  173. The University of Pretoria, South Africa, Aug. 1, 2005:

    i) Doctoral seminar: A Postfoundationalist Approach to Practical Theology.

    ii) Public lecture: From Prehistory to Shamanism: Theology and Science in Search of Human Uniqueness.
  174. Lecture at a Workshop on Concepts of Law in the Sciences, Legal Studies, and Theology (Dusseldorf, Germany, Dec. 1-4, 2005), organized by the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Topic: Natural Law and Human Evolution: Convergence and Purpose in a Contingent Universe?
  175. Our Place in the Universe: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Human Uniqueness (Lecture at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland, on Jan. 23, 2006).
  176. Human Origins and the Emergence or Religious Awareness (The Pascal Lecture, Santa Barbara, CA, Mar. 2006).
  177. From Prehistory to Shamanism: Theology and Science in Search of Human Uniqueness (Quaker Lecture, Newtown, PA, Apr. 2006).
  178. Response to six presentations at the conference sponsored by the Highlands Institute on American Religious and Philosophical Thought, on J. Wentzel van Huyssteen's Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology: The Gifford Lectures.
  179. The Belote Lectures, Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary, Hong Kong, Oct. 2006:

    Lecture 1: Why an Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Uniqueness is a Necessity for Christian Theology.

    Lecture 2: Theology in Search of Human Origins and Religious Awareness.

    Lecture 3: Human Uniqueness in Theology and Science

  180. Hong Kong Baptist Seminary, Hong Kong, Evening Lectures, Oct. 2006:

    Lecture 1: Human Uniqueness and the Image of God.

    Lecture 2: Contemporary Interpretations of the Image of God.

    Lecture 3: The Image of God as Embodied Self.

  181. Theology in Search of Human Origins and Religious Awareness (Public Lecture, Tokyo Union Theological Seminary, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2006).
  182. Response to two presentations at a session of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature, Washington DC, on J. Wentzel van Huyssteen's Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology: The Gifford Lectures.
  183. Response to four presentations at a session at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Washington DC, on J. Wentzel van Huyssteen's Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology: The Gifford Lectures.
  184. Response at a Workshop on Concepts of Law in the Sciences, Legal Studies, and Theology organized by the University of Heidelberg (Dusseldorf, Germany, Mar. 29-Apr. 2, 2007).
  185. In a Postmodern World Hermeneutics Needs Epistemology: A Response to Kenneth Reynhout (Response to a presentation at the Princeton Theological Seminary Philosophy Colloquium, Princeton, NJ, Apr. 18, 2007).
  186. Public Lecture, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, May 29, 2007.
  187. Plenary Lecture, Conference: Science and Religion, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, University of Lancaster, England, July 23-26, 2007.
  188. A Theological Appraisal of Neolithic Spirituality: Catalhöyuk, Turkey, as a Case Study. Stanford University/Templeton Seminar, August 3, 2007, Konya, Turkey.
  189. Nature, Science, and Religion: Is there a Future for Natural Theology? A Gifford Lecturers' Panel Discussion, Loyola University, Chicago, October 2007.
  190. Are We Alone? Theology in Conversation with Paleoanthropology. The John Cardinal Cody Lecture, Loyola University, Chicago, October 25, 2007.
  191. The Image of God Evolves from Nature: Does the Evolution of Sexuality and Morality Define Human Uniqueness? Graduate Theological Student Colloquium, Loyola University, Chicago, October 26, 2007.
  192. Theology and Hominid Evolution: New Perspectives on the Emergence of the Imago Dei. Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan, October 2007.
  193. Communing in the Image of God. Sermon at The First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, Evanston, IL, on Sunday, March 2, 2008.
  194. Human Origins and Religious Faith: In Search of the Image of God. The Annual Wallace Moore Lecture at The First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, Evanston, IL, on Sunday, March 2, 2008.
  195. Should We Do What Jesus Did? Evolutionary Perspectives on Christology and Ethics. Paper read at a Conference on Christology and Ethics, Garrett-Evangelical Seminary, Evanston, IL., March 3-5, 2008. http://www.garrettmedia.net/video.php?vid_name=stead/cec08/huyssteen_lecture
  196. Construction and Constraint: What do the Laws of Nature teach us about Moral Laws? Seminar on Concepts of Law in the Sciences, Legal Studies, and Theology, Berlin, Germany, March 13-16, 2008.
  197. The Henderson Lectures, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Friday, April 25, 2008:

    i) Human Origins and the Search for Religious Awareness.

    ii) A Threatened Self? Do the Sciences hold the Key to Who We Are?

    iii) Should we do What Jesus Did? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Morality.

  198. Charles Darwin and Human Nature: Should Christian Theology Care? Stellenbosch Discussion Group for Religion and the Sciences, Stellenbosch, South Africa, June 10, 2008.
  199. Coding the Non-Visible: Epistemic Limitations and Understanding Symbolic Behavior at Catalhöyűk. Stanford University/Templeton Seminar, July 30, 2008, Konya, Turkey.
  200. Human Origins and Religious Awareness – An Interdisciplinary Challenge for Theology? Nobel Conference 44: Who Were the First Humans? Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN, October 7& 8, 2008.
  201. Human Evolution, Theology and Philosophy: What can Philosophers and Theologians Learn, and How Can They Contribute? A Research Planning Workshop of the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology, the Chinese Acedemy of Sciences, and of the Department of Life Sciences, John Templeton Foundation, in Beijing, China, October 16, 2008.
  202. Coding the Non-Visible: Possibilities and Limitations in Understanding Symbolic Behavior at Çatalhöyük, Conference of TAG (the Theoretical Archeology Group), Stanford University, May 2, 2009.
  203. In Search of Self: Darwin’s Challenge to Theological Anthropology, at the Darwin Festival, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, July 6, 2009.
  204. Theological Anthropology as Public Theology, at the University of Stellenbosch Honorary Degree Symposium, Stellenbosch, South Africa, on September 3, 2009.
  205. Evolution and the Image of God, at a conference on Evolution, God, and Becoming Human, at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, on October 2, 2009.
  206. Darwin and Theology: A New Challenge? The annual William Witherspoon Lecture, Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, Oct. 15, 2009 (see podcast at http://www.ctinquiry.org)
  207. Why Hominid Evolution Holds the Key to Personhood, Arcadia University,  October 28, 2009.
  208. In Search of Self: Public Theology in Dialogue with the Sciences, Hyde Park Religion and Science Society, Chicago, November 19, 2009.
  209. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "What Makes us Human? The Interdisciplinary Challenge to Theological Anthropology and Christology", University of Toronto, February 17, 2010.
  210. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "When Were We Persons? Why Hominid Evolution holds the Key to Embodied Personhood", University of Toronto, February 18, 2010.
  211. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen. "Construction and Constraint: What do the Laws of Nature Teach us about Moral Laws?", University of Heidelberg Workshop, meeting in Berlin, Germany, March 2010.
  212. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Interdisciplinary Theology as Public Theology", Plenary Lecture at the International Conference on Faith, Religion, and the Public University, at the University of Bloemfontein, South Africa, March 2010.
  213. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Human Origins and Religious Awareness", Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, South Africa, October 2010.
  214. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Human Embodiment and Empathy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Evolution of Religion", Plenary Lecture in a Special Section on my work at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 21, 2010.
  215. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Interdisciplinary Theology as Public Theology: Perspectives on the Evolution of Religion," Faculty of Theology, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 12, 2011.
  216. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Why Human Origins and Evolution should shape and constructively interact with Theological Anthropology", five lectures at the Science for Ministry Institute at Princeton Theological Seminary, January 24-27, 2011.
  217. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Why Understanding Human Evolution enriches Theological Anthropology", National Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, March 28, 2011.
  218. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "The Self in Theology and Science: How Multiple Voices from the Sciences Enhance our Theological Ideas on Personhood" (16 lectures in the Fall 2010/Spring 2011 for the Metropolitan Presbyteries of Washington DC).
  219. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Theological Anthropology in Dialogue with the Sciences on Human Origins, Sin, and the Evolution of Morality and Religion"  (Four Lectures at the final meeting of the Science for Ministry Institute in March 2012).
  220. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen,  "Our Bodies, Our Faith: The Impact of the Image of God (Public Lecture at a one-day Science for Ministry Symposium on God and Human Believing: Christian Faith and Science", at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara, June 2, 2012).
  221. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "From Empathy to Embodied Faith? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Evolution of Religion" (Bicentennial Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary, June 6, 2012).
  222. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Human Embodiment and Symbolic Behavior: Religion and Science as a Critical Forum for Thinking about Human Personhood." Lecture at the Retirement Symposium for Professor Andy Sanders, Faculty of Theology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, June 22, 2012.
  223. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, 'The Evolution of Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Emergence of Self' (Public Lecture for the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study, at the University of Stellenbosch, July 31, 2012).
  224. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Human Embodiment and Symbolic Behavior: Religion and Science as a Critical Forum for Thinking about Human Personhood" (Invited Public Lecture for the Inauguration of the new Science and Religion Program at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, on September 13, 2012).
  225. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Theology and Embodied Cognition: Scientific and Theological Perspectives on Personhood" (Lecture at the 2012 Conference for the International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) at the Akademie Loccum, Germany, September 20-23, 2012). 
  226. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "A Postfoundationalist Approach to Theology and Science: The Structure of Interdisciplinary Solutions." Public Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Science and Religion, "The Science and Religion Dialogue: Past and Future", at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, October 24-28, 2012.
  227. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Theology in the Midst of Contemporary Rationalities", Keynote Lecture at the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Rationality, the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, January 23-26, 2013.
  228. J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, "Inevitably Human in a Lonely Universe", Keynote Lecture with Simon Conway Morris on "Rethinking Human Evolution and Directionality", at the Center of Theological Inquiry Symposium, Princeton, on Friday, May 4th, 2013.
 

 

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