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Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion / Edition 4
     

Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion / Edition 4

by Michael Peterson
 

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ISBN-10: 0195335996

ISBN-13: 9780195335996

Pub. Date: 05/29/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

What is the status of belief in God? Must a rational case be made or can such belief be properly basic? Is it possible to reconcile the concept of a good God with evil and suffering? In light of great differences among religions, can only one religion be true?
The most comprehensive work of its kind, Reason and Religious Belief, now in its fourth edition,

Overview

What is the status of belief in God? Must a rational case be made or can such belief be properly basic? Is it possible to reconcile the concept of a good God with evil and suffering? In light of great differences among religions, can only one religion be true?
The most comprehensive work of its kind, Reason and Religious Belief, now in its fourth edition, explores these and other perennial questions in the philosophy of religion. Drawing from the best in both classical and contemporary discussions, the authors examine religious experience, faith and reason, the divine attributes, arguments for and against the existence of God, divine action (in various forms of theism), Reformed epistemology, religious language, religious diversity, religion and science, and much more.
Retaining the engaging style and thorough coverage of previous editions, the fourth edition adds a critical new chapter on the ontological status of religion and the nature of religious claims. It also features revised treatments of omnipotence, miracles, and providence and updated suggestions for further reading. A sophisticated yet accessible introduction, Reason and Religious Belief, Fourth Edition, is ideally suited for use with the authors' companion anthology, Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, Third Edition (OUP, 2006).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195335996
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/29/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition

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