Philosophy of Religion

Jonathan Kvanvig

The Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion is administered by Jonathan Kvanvig. Jonathan Kvanvig is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University and editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion.

 

 

Current Competition Details

The Marc Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion is a biennial essay competition open to scholars who are within fifteen (15) years of receiving a Ph.D. or students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program. Independent scholars may also be eligible, and should direct inquiries to Jonathan Kvanvig, editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion at jonathan_kvanvig@baylor.edu.

The award for the prizewinning essay is $10,000. Winning essays will be published in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion.

Submitted essays must present original research in philosophy of religion. Essays should be between 7,500 and 15,000 words. Since winning essays will appear in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion submissions must not be under review elsewhere. To be eligible for this year’s prize, submissions must be received, electronically, by August 31st 2016. Refereeing will be blind; authors should omit remarks and references that might disclose their identities. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail. The winner will be determined by a committee of members of the Editorial Board of Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion and will be announced by late-October.

Inquiries should be directed to Jonathan Kvanvig at jonathan_kvanvig@baylor.edu