J. P. Moreland is Distinguished Professor of philosophy at Biola University in La Mirada, California. He is also Director of the Eidos Christian Center. Dr. Moreland has earned four degrees: a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Missouri, a Th. M. in theology from Dallas Seminary, an M. A. in philosophy from the University of California-Riverside, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Moreland has authored, edited, or contributed papers to over 35 books with publishers including Oxford University Press, Routledge, Wadsworth, Prometheus, InterVarsity and Zondervan. Among his books are Christianity and the Nature of Science, Does God Exist? (with Kai Nielsen), The Creation Hypothesis, Philosophical Naturalism: A Critical Analysis and Body and Soul. He has also published over 120 magazine articles in such publications as Christianity Today and Christian Research Journal, and more than 80 journal articles in venues such as Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, American Philosophical Quarterly, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, MetaPhilosophy, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Southern Journal of Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Faith and Philosophy.
Dr. Moreland served for eight years as a bioethicist for PersonaCare Nursing Homes, Inc. headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. His research interests include analytic ontology, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind. He has also planted two churches, served with Campus Crusade for Christ for ten years, spoken and debated at two hundred colleges and hundreds of churches, and appeared numerous times on radio and television as a spokesperson for a Christian worldview.