James Woelfel

Professor Emeritus
Primary office:
3076 Wescoe Hall


Major Interests

Philosophy of Religion

Existentialist Philosophy

Philosophy of Literature

Representative Publications

Bonhoeffer's Theology: Classical and Revolutionary, Abingdon, 1970

Albert Camus on the Sacred and the Secular, University Press of America, 1987

"God-Talk, Reason, and Human Context: The Dilemma of Theistic Belief," American Journal of Theology and Philosophy, 1985

"William James on Victorian Agnosticism: A Strange Blindness," God, Values, and Empiricism, Mercer, 1989

The Existentialist Legacy and Other Essays on Philosophy and Religion, University Press of America, 2006

Research Interests

  • Existentialism
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Modern European and American Philosophical and Religious Thought
  • Philosophical and Religious Issues in Modern Literature

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