Process Theology Summer Institute 2013

Study process theology in a relaxed summer setting with world-renowned process theologians and a community of like-minded learners. June 3-7 in Claremont California.


9 - 11 a.m. Topics in Process Thought
2013 topic: The Whiteheadian Alternative. Our world faces a number of daunting problems, including climate change and poltico-economic corruption. Dr. Cobb argues that there is an alternative, and it is found in the process thought of Alfred North Whitehead.

John B Cobb Jr John B. Cobb, Jr.


2 - 4 p.m. Process Theology and Biblical Interpretation
Biblical interpretation from a process perspective. Focus on the book of Isaiah.

Jon BerquistJon L. Berquist


7 - 9 p.m. Exploring Process Theology
An introductory-level exploration of key ideas in process-relational theology, especially as they relate to the nature and power of God, incarnation, community, and eschatology.

Marjorie Hewitt SuchockiMarjorie Hewitt Suchocki


  Noontime Plenary  
11:30 - 1 p.m. Process Theology in Practice, or How Does This Work in the Church?

A facilitated discussion open to all registrants. We'll focus on one topic each day, such as preaching, music and liturgy, faith formation in children, youth, and adults, and pastoral care. A great time for class attendees to get to know each other and share ideas.

No Charge for the plenary; $10 for lunch; open to all registered students.

Jeanyne B SlettomJeanyne Slettom


Course Information

Each class meets once a day for all five days.

Each course is $300 for non-members of Process & Faith or $250 for members. All classes take place on the campus of Claremont School of Theology. If you wish to take a course for academic credit, please register directly through the Registrar's office (Jennie Allen): 909.447.2502. Do not use the registration page on this site if taking for credit.



There is limited availavilty to on-campus housing this year. Please direct your inquiries to the Claremont School of Theology housing office at (909) 447-2566, or send an email to housing You may be placed on a wait-list. If a room is available you must provide your own bedding and towels. Please remember that these rooms are quite basic: no frills.



Special Rates at DoubleTree Hotel
Additional lodging information
(this will take you to the Center for Process Studies site)
Campus map
Driving directions
More information: Process & Faith

Closest Airport

Ontario (ONT): Super Shuttle transport is avilable to and from airport.


Nearby attractions

  • Historical Route 66
  • Mt. Baldy hiking and recreation area; Mt. Baldy Village
  • Santa Ana Botanical Gardens
  • Claremont Village
  • Pasadena: Huntington Library, Norton Simon Museum
  • Cucamonga-Guasti-Ontario wineries
  • Claremont Hills Wilderness Park
  • Ontario Mills outlet mall