MODERN PHILOSOPHY - PATROLOGY - PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION
NATHAN A. JACOBS, Ph.D. is Scholar in Residence of Philosophy and Religion in the Religion in the Arts in Contemporary Culture Program at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. He was previously Visiting Scholar and Lecturer of Philosophy at University of Kentucky. He holds advanced degrees in Philosophy, Historical Theology, Systematic Theology, Church History, and Fine Art. He has served as a professor at Calvin University, Trinity College, and Trinity Graduate School. Dr. Jacobs has three books and over thirty refereed articles to his credit. His most recent book, Kant and the Question of Theology, is from Cambridge University Press. His previous book, The Persistence of the Sacred in Modern Thought (University of Notre Dame Press) received the Choice Gold Seal for Outstanding Academic Title. His first book, In Defense of Kant's "Religion" (Indiana University Press) was nominated for the American Philosophical Association's Book of the Year and the American Academy of Religion's Textual Analysis Prize. He is presently under contract for his fourth book, The Inevitability of Leibniz, for Cambridge University Press. Dr. Jacobs' areas of specialization include modern philosophy, with emphasis on Leibniz and Kant; Eastern patristic thought, with emphasis on metaphysics; and the intersection between modern philosophy and patristic metaphysics in the philosophy of religion. You can read Dr. Jacobs' letters to inquirers about topics in philosophy and religion at his Substack, Theological Letters.