Philosophy of Religion: The Big Questions / Edition 1

Philosophy of Religion: The Big Questions / Edition 1

by Eleanore Stump, Michael J. Murray
     
 

This book contains a collection of the essential readings treating both classic and contemporary issues in philosophy of religion.

In addition to topics such as arguments for God's existence, the problem of evil, and divine attributes, it contains articles on divine hiddenness, the nature of revelation, and the doctrine of hell. As a result, this is an ideal

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This book contains a collection of the essential readings treating both classic and contemporary issues in philosophy of religion.

In addition to topics such as arguments for God's existence, the problem of evil, and divine attributes, it contains articles on divine hiddenness, the nature of revelation, and the doctrine of hell. As a result, this is an ideal text for use in courses on philosophy of religion and metaphysics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The text gives special attention to very recent work in philosophy of religion and includes a section devoted to multi-cultural perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631206040
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/1999
Series:
Philosophy: The Big Questions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.48(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. What Would Anything Have To Be In Order To Be God?.

Omniscience.

Omnipotence.

Perfection.

Eternity.

2. Can We Show By Reason That There Is A God?.

Ontological Argument.

Cosmological Argument.

Teleological Argument.

The Evolutionary Anti-naturalism Argument.

The Argument from Religious Experience.

3. Doesn't All The Evil In The World Show That There Is No God?.

The Problem. Defence.

Theodicies.

Alternative Perspectives.

4. What Is The Relation Of Reason To Religious Belief?.

Evidentialism.

Religious Belief As Basic.

Pascal's Wager.

5. Can We Make Sense Of Religious Doctrines And Practices Miracles?.

Prayer.

Soul.

Revelation.

6. Can Morality Have A Religious Foundation?.

7. How Should Religion, Gender, And Ethnic Diversity Influence Our Thinking About Religion?

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