R. J. Snell is an associate professor of philosophy and director of the philosophy program at Eastern University in Philadelphia. From 2003 to 2008, he served on the philosophy faculty at North Park University in Chicago, as well as directing their Honors program. He holds a Ph.D. from Marquette University, a M.A. from Boston College, and an undergraduate degree from Liberty University. Snell is author of Through a Glass Darkly: Bernard Lonergan and Richard Rorty on Knowing without a God's-Eye View (Marquette UP, 2006), and has presented numerous papers at conferences such as those of the Evangelical Theological Society. Current writing projects include the problem of boredom in contemporary culture, the new natural law theory, and a phenomenological account of Christian Education. Snell hails from Canada. He is married to Amy, and the two have three young children.
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