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The 2015 National Annual Meeting and Web Project

"Marriage and Family" is the broad theme for the 2015 EPS-ETS annual meeting and for our ongoing web discussions at For both opportunities, we encourage participation by EPS members.

Annual Meeting Info

Date and Location
November 17-19
Atlanta Hilton
Atlanta, Georgia


Conference registration is online via our sister society, the Evangelical Theological Society. You only need to be a member of the EPS or the ETS to secure the conference 'member' pricing.

The conference program (draft) can be downloaded here.


Secure special conference rates from the Atlanta Hilton by clicking here.

EPS Plenary Address

Wednesday, November 18th, 2:00-2:50 PM 

Hilton - Grand Ballroom

Title: For the Sake of Character: A Trinitarian Family Ethic

Speaker: Michael Austin (Eastern Kentucky University)

Description: In this paper Austin will explore connections between the parent-child relationship, the Trinity, and character formation in the context of family life. He will first offer a Trinitarian argument for the existence of parental rights. He will then discuss ways in which the doctrine of the Trinity is relevant to how we understand the family. Finally, he will argue that a Trinitarian understanding of the family, which includes the claim that the family should reflect several important attributes of the Triune God, underscores the relevance of a variety of character traits including patience, humility, forgiveness, and love.

Affiliated EPS Meetings


Christ-Shaped Philosophy Project Christian Philosophers and the Secular Academy