The Great Perhaps: God as a Question

The Great Perhaps: God as a Question

by Burton F. Porter


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442247215
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/15/2015
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Burton F. Porter is professor of philosophy at Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Has Athens To Do With Jerusalem?
Chapter 1. When Religion First Trembled into Expression
Chapter 2. National Religions of the Ancients
Chapter 3. The Nature of the Western God
Chapter 4. An Array of Alternative Beliefs
Chapter 5. Classic Arguments For God’s Existence - And Their Criticisms
Chapter 6. The Evidence of Common Sense
Chapter 7. If God is Good, Why Do People Suffer?
Chapter 8. Other Explanations That Have Been Proposed
Chapter 9. How Can Religious Claims Be Established?
Chapter 10. Famous Challenges to Faith
Chapter 11. The Stormy Relations between Science and Religion
Chapter 12. How Religion Relates to Society
Chapter 13. Immortality: A Diversity of Beliefs
Chapter 14. Religion Today - Its Multiple Forms

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