Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues / Edition 1

Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues / Edition 1

by Paul Copan, Chad V. Meister
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405139900

ISBN-13: 9781405139908

Pub. Date: 12/21/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues offers a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the most important ideas and arguments in this resurgent field. The text moves beyond the borders of Western theism to more accurately reflect the nature of the twenty-first-century world.

Featuring eighteen original essays from leading

Overview

Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues offers a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the most important ideas and arguments in this resurgent field. The text moves beyond the borders of Western theism to more accurately reflect the nature of the twenty-first-century world.

Featuring eighteen original essays from leading scholars, this collection offers a wide variety of viewpoints for a well balanced perspective on both traditional and cutting-edge topics in philosophy of religion.

Designed for course use, this accessible text includes study questions and annotated further reading lists to stimulate reflection and provide opportunities for deeper exploration of the fundamental questions of the nature of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405139908
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2007
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors     vii
Introduction     1
Religious Experience and Knowledge     7
The Epistemology of Religious Experience   William E. Mann     9
Religion and Science   John Polkinghorne     23
Reformed Epistemology   Rene van Woudenberg     37
Religious Pluralism   Joseph Runzo     51
Religious Exclusivism   Harold Netland     67
The Existence of God     81
The Cosmological Argument   William Lane Craig     83
The Teleological Argument   Robin Collins     98
The Ontological Argument   Graham Oppy     112
The Moral Argument   Paul Copan     127
The Argument from Evil   Paul Draper     142
A Naturalistic Account of the Universe   Quentin Smith     156
The Nature and Attributes of God     171
The Coherence of Theism   Charles Taliaferro     173
The Impossibility of God?   Robin Le Poidevin     188
God, Time, and Freedom   Katherin A. Rogers     202
Divine Hiddenness, Death, and Meaning   Paul K. Moser     215
Emerging Themes     229
Continental Philosophy of Religion   Bruce Ellis Benson     231
Eastern Philosophy of Religion   Gavin Flood     245
Feminist Philosophy of Religion   Pamela Sue Anderson     261
Leading Philosophers of Religion     274
Index     277

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