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Name: Stephen Elliott Parrish
Birth Date (YYYY.MM.DD): 1952.3.22
- A.A. Liberal Arts, Schoolcraft College, 1972.
- B.S. Biology and Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University, 1975.
- A.M.L.S. Library Science, The University of Michigan, 1979.
- M.A. Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1984.
- Ph.D. in Philosophy, Wayne State University, 1991.
Titles: Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Collection Management Librarian, Concordia University, Ann Arbor. Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Wayne State University.
- The Society of Christian Philosophers
- The Evangelical Philosophical Society
- The American Philosophical Association (off and on)
- God and Necessity: A Defense of Classical Theism (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1997; rev. edn. 2001)
- See the Gods Fall: Four Rivals to Christianity (Joplin, MO: College Press, 2000). With Francis J. Beckwith
- The Mormon Concept of God: A Philosophical Analysis (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1991). With Francis J. Beckwith
- Necessary Being and the Theistic Arguments
- Finitistic Theism and Teleology
- "A Critique of Objectivist Metaethics," The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies. Vol. 4, No. 2 (Spring 2003): 305-320.
- "A Tale of Two Theisms: The Philosophical Usefulness of the Classical Christian and Mormon Concepts of God" in The New Mormon Challenge ed. by Francis J. Beckwith, Carl Moser, and Paul Owens (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2002)
- "Theodore Drange on the Fine-Tuning Argument: A Critique." Philosophia Christi. Series 2, Vol. 1:2 (1999): 73-87.
- "A Reply to Drange." Philosophia Christi. Series 2, Vol. 2:1 (2000): 69-74.
- "Yandell on Temptation and Necessity." Philosophia Christi. Vol. 20:2 (Winter 1997): 57-62.
- "The Mormon God, Omniscience, and Eternal Progression." Trinity Journal 12NS (Fall 1991). With Francis J. Beckwith.
- "Mormon Theism and the Argument from Design." Criswell Theological Review (Spring 1991). With Francis J. Beckwith.
- "Review of The Risen Jesus and Future Hope by Gary Habermas," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (forthcoming).
- "Review of Five Views on Apologetics ed. by Steven B. Cowan," Philosophia Christi. Series 2, Vol. 2:1 (2000): 131-133.
- "Review of Our Knowledge of God ed. by Kelly James Clark," Michigan Theological Review (1994)
- "Review of Logic, God and Metaphysics ed. by James Harris," Michigan Theological Review (1994)
- "Review of Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology by William Lane Craig and Quentin Smith," Michigan Theological Journal (1994).
- "Review of Information Theory and Molecular Biology by Hubert Yockey," Criswell Theological Journal (Fall 1993).
- "Review of What is Truth? by James Emery White," Criswell Theological Journal (Fall 1993).
- "Review of The Case Against Christianity by Michael Martin," Christian Research Journal (Fall 1993).
- "Counter-Rebuttal to Martin," Christian Research Journal (Fall 1994).
- Lutheran Church Missouri Synod