Alternative Futures: Pathways Toward Ecological Civilization

This interactive conference seeks to explore and inspire new “social imaginaries” through case studies that represent real alternatives in humanity’s movement toward positive futures.

New Frontiers in Theology

When the crisis hit theology in the 1960s, a group of avant garde theologians—including a young radical named John B. Cobb, Jr.—launched a series of books with the title “New Frontiers in Theology.” The bold suggestions offered by this leading group influenced a generation of theologians. If they were working today, what schools and innovations would they highlight?

CPS Announces New Executive Director

Dear Members and Supporters of the Center for Process Studies,

Exciting changes and new developments are underway with the Center for Process Studies. I’d like to take a moment to share some of them with you, our friends and supporters.

Astrobiology and Process Theology

Derek Malone-France is Associate Professor of Philosophy, of Religion, and of Writing, at the George Washington University, in Washington, DC.  He is also founding Seminar Director for the Blumberg Dialogues in Astrobiology and Human Society at the John W. Kluge Center, at the US Library of Congress, and a Consultant to the Astrobiology Institute at the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) and the Lunar and Planetary Institute at the Universities Space Research Association.

Islam and Process Theology


Mustafa Ruzgar

Dr. Mustafa Ruzgar is an Associate Professor at California State University, Northridge. Born in Turkey, Dr. Ruzgar joined the department in 2009. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont Graduate University in 2008. Dr. Ruzgar’s research interests include Islamic thought, contemporary philosophy of religion and theology, process philosophy and theology, religious pluralism, and interfaith dialogue.