Welcome to Dr. Daniel A. (Dan) Campana's Web Site
My educational career includes a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and
Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion
and Theology from the
On the personal side, I have been happily married since 1978 and have two
children. My wife, Susie, graduated from ULV with a B.S. in Sociology in 2003
and an M.S. in Gerontology in 2006. My daughter, Becky, is a ULV graduate with a
double major in Theater and English. She is currently pursuing graduate studies
in English at the
I have had the opportunity through ULV and Brethren Colleges Abroad to serve
as Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the
At the home campus, I specialize in courses that bring contemporary philosophy and world religious perspectives to bear on social ethical issues. I teach courses with colleagues in Sociology and the Natural Sciences which focus on issues like: The Family in Social Context, Religion In The Inner City, and Ecology and Religion.
My research interests are directly related to my teaching interests. My most recent activities include:
‘Civil Religion At The Hearth: Current
Trends in American Civil Religion From The Perspective of Domestic
‘Kingdom Ethics And Alternative Families: Some Implications from Jesus' Message of Social Justice for a Christian Ideology of the Family’, Western Region of the American Academy of Religion, Arizona, 2005.
Response Paper to: 'All Individuals May Be Made Worse Off Under Any Non-welfarist Principle', Pacific
Division of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, 2003.
Book review for Oxford Publishing: Introducing Philosophy, 2006.
Book review for Prentice Hall Publishing: The Earth And Us: Religious And Philosophical Views, 2003.
Book review for Mayfield Publishing: Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues, 2002.
Book review for Mayfield Publishing: Thinking Critically About Ethical Issues, 1999.
Southern California Urban Theological Education Project: Final Phase,
co-presenter at Contextualized Urban Theological Education Enablement Program,
‘Ecology and Religion’, co-author
with Sheridan (Dan) Merritt of paper and Session co-chair, at Planetary
Stewardship: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment,
Chaired sessions at the Ethics And The World Religions conferences at
I am currently an active member of the American Philosophical Association,