J. Beckwith is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Culture and Law
at the California campus of Trinity Graduate School, Trinity International
University. He also has adjunct appointments at Trinity Law School,
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Bethany College extension program,
Southern Evangelical Seminary and Simon Greenleaf University and School
of Law. He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from Fordham University,
New York, NY as well as an M.A. in apologetics (summa cum laude) from
Simon Greenleaf University. He has published numerous books and articles
in the areas of apologetics, philosophy of religion, and social and
political thought in journals such as, Christian Scholars' Review,
Philosophia Christi and The Journal of Social Philosophy.
His current research focuses on the use of the concept of "state neutrality"
in contemporary jurisprudence and the attempt to institutionalize
views of the human person and science that presuppose materialism.