The North American Paul Tillich Society

The North American Paul Tillich Society is dedicated to the study of the thought of Paul Tillich (1886-1965) and the application of his works to other areas of human knowledge.


Highlights of the latest Bulletin

  • • An Apology and Information from the Editor
  • • 2015 NAPTS Dues are Due
  • • The Fiftieth Anniversary of Tillich’s Death: A Special Program on Tillich’s Theological Legacies
  • • New (and Some Different) Publications
  • • “Tillich’s Unsteady Affair with Being-Itself” by Durwood Foster
  • • “The Demonry of Christianity: Tillich’s Concept of the Demonic and the Deconstruction of Religious Racism” by Eric A. Weed

William Crout obituary — Boston Globe

The Society notes the passing of William Crout, Founder of the Paul Tillich Lectures at Harvard University, on February 11, 2015. Click here to see the Boston Globe obituary. Bill delivered a stirring address to banquet attendees at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the North American Paul Tillich Society held in Washington, D.C. An expanded development of that address can be found in the Summer 2007 Bulletin.


The 2014 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the North American Paul Tillich Society took place in San Diego, California, November 21st and 22nd, 2014. The meeting was held in conjunction with the American Academy of Religion, November 22nd to 25th. See details here.


Events of Interest