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    Vuko Andric & Attila Tanyi (forthcoming). God and Eternal Boredom. Religious Studies:1-20.
    God is thought to be eternal. Does this mean that he is timeless? Or is he, rather, omnitemporal? In this paper we want to show that God cannot be omnitemporal. Our starting point, which we take from Bernard Williams’ article on the Makropulos Case, is the intuition that it is inappropriate for persons not to become bored after a sufficiently long sequence of time has passed. If God were omnitemporal, he would suffer from boredom. But God is the greatest possible (...)
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    Joshua Cockayne, David Efird, Daniel Molto, Richard Tamburro & Jack Warman (forthcoming). Non-Evidential Believing and Permissivism About Evidence: A Reply to Dan-Johan Eklund. Religious Studies:1-9.
    In response to John Bishop's (2007) account of passionally caused believing, Dan-Johan Eklund (2014) argues that conscious non-evidential believing is (conceptually) impossible, that is, it's (conceptually) impossible consciously to believe that p whilst acknowledging that the relevant evidence doesn't support p's being true, for it conflicts with belief being a truth-oriented attitude, or so he argues. In this article, we present Eklund's case against Bishop's account of passionally caused believing, and we argue that it's unpersuasive, at least to those who (...)
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    Joshua Cockayne, David Efird, Daniel Molto, Richard Tamburro & Jack Warman (forthcoming). Non-Evidential Believing and Permissivism About Evidence: A Reply to Dan-Johan Eklund. Religious Studies:1-9.
    In response to John Bishop's (2007) account of passionally caused believing, Dan-Johan Eklund (2014) argues that conscious non-evidential believing is (conceptually) impossible, that is, it's (conceptually) impossible consciously to believe that p whilst acknowledging that the relevant evidence doesn't support p's being true, for it conflicts with belief being a truth-oriented attitude, or so he argues. In this article, we present Eklund's case against Bishop's account of passionally caused believing, and we argue that it's unpersuasive, at least to those who (...)
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    James Elliott (forthcoming). The Power of Humility in Sceptical Religion: Why Ietsism is Preferable to J. L. Schellenberg's Ultimism. Religious Studies:1-20.
    J. L. Schellenberg’s Philosophy of Religion argues for a specific brand of sceptical religion that takes ‘Ultimism’ – the proposition that there is a metaphysically, axiologically, and soteriologically ultimate reality – to be the object to which the sceptical religionist should assent. In this article I shall argue that Ietsism – the proposition that there is merely something transcendental worth committing ourselves to religiously – is a preferable object of assent. This is for two primary reasons. First, Ietsism (...)
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    Daniel Howard-Snyder (forthcoming). Panmetaphoricism. Religious Studies:1-25.
    Panmetaphoricism is the view that our speech about God can only be metaphorical. In this essay, I do not assess the reasons that have been given for the view. Rather, I assess the view itself. My aim is to develop the most plausible version of panmetaphoricism in order to gain a clear view of the God it offers for our consideration.
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    Alexander Hyun (forthcoming). The Mystery of Atonement and Swinburne's Reparation Theory. Religious Studies:1-9.
    Traditional Christianity holds that Jesus Christ somehow helps to bring about our salvation. A ‘theory of atonement’ is a theory about how he does this. One influential and elegant theory of atonement is Richard Swinburne's reparation theory. In this article, I contend that this theory fails to satisfy an important condition of adequacy on theories of atonement that has been overlooked in the literature. I first argue that in order to be plausible, a theory of atonement must not imply that (...)
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    Ian James Kidd (forthcoming). Beauty, Virtue, and Religious Exemplars. Religious Studies:1-11.
    This paper explores the beauty of religious exemplars Ð those special persons whose conduct and comportment marks their life out as one that exemplifies a religious life. Such exemplars are consistently described as beautiful, but it is not clear how or why. I suggest that we can make sense of the aesthetically aspect of religious exemplarity by adopting a Ôvirtue-centricÕ theory of beauty that understands the beautiful in terms of the expression or manifestation of virtues. Religious exemplars are those who (...)
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    Chad A. McIntosh (forthcoming). The God of the Groups. Religious Studies:1-20.
    I argue that Social Trinitarians can and should conceive of God as a group person. They can by drawing on recent theories of group agency realism that show how groups can be not just agents but persons distinct from their members—albeit, I argue, persons of a different kind. They should because the resultant, novel view of the Trinity—that God is three ‘intrinsicist’ persons in one ‘functional’ person—is theologically sound, effectively counters the most trenchant criticisms of Social Trinitarianism, and enjoys independent (...)
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    Anastasia Philippa Scrutton (forthcoming). Why Not Believe in an Evil God? Pragmatic Encroachment and Some Implications for Philosophy of Religion. Religious Studies:1-16.
    Pointing to broad symmetries between the idea that God is omniscient, omnipotent and all-good, and the idea that God is omniscient, omnipotent but all-evil, the evil-God challenge raises the question of why theists should prefer one over the other. I respond to this challenge by drawing on a recent theory in epistemology, pragmatic encroachment, which asserts that practical considerations can alter the epistemic status of beliefs. I then explore some of the implications of my argument for how we do philosophy (...)
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    Scott F. Aikin (forthcoming). Does Divine Hiding Undermine Positive Evidential Atheism? Religious Studies:1-8.
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    H. E. Baber (forthcoming). Trinity, Generality, and Dominance. Religious Studies:1-15.
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    Max Baker-Hytch (forthcoming). Mutual Epistemic Dependence and the Demographic Divine Hiddenness Problem. Religious Studies:1-20.
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    Donald J. Bungum (forthcoming). Suffering and Charity in the Dark Night of the Soul. Religious Studies:1-18.
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    Mikel Burley (forthcoming). Asher Walden The Metaphysics of Kindness: Comparative Studies in Religious Meta-Ethics. . Pp. X + 165. £52.95/$80.00 . ISBN 978 0 7391 8378 6. [REVIEW] Religious Studies:1-5.
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    Fiona Ellis (forthcoming). Michael Ruse Atheism: What Everyone Needs to Know. . Pp. 289. £31.19 . ISBN 978 0 19 933459 9. Religious Studies:1-4.
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    William Hasker (forthcoming). Philosophical Arminianism: A Breakthrough in the Foreknowledge Controversy? Religious Studies:1-12.
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    Christopher Hughes (forthcoming). Augustine on Will, Freedom, and Foreknowledge: De Libero Arbitrio, III, 1–3. Religious Studies:1-18.
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    Christopher Jay (forthcoming). Testimony, Belief, and Non-Doxastic Faith: The Humean Argument for Religious Fictionalism. Religious Studies:1-15.
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    Joseph D. Kuzma (forthcoming). Physiologies of Eros: A Response to Fiona Ellis. Religious Studies:1-10.
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    Michael Lacewing (forthcoming). Can Non-Theists Appropriately Feel Existential Gratitude? Religious Studies:1-21.
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    Morgan Luck (forthcoming). Escaping Heaven and Hell. Religious Studies:1-8.
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    R. Zachary Manis (forthcoming). ‘Eternity Will Nail Him to Himself’: The Logic of Damnation in Kierkegaard's The Sickness Unto Death. Religious Studies:1-28.
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    Paddy Jane Mcshane (forthcoming). Hume on Prophecy. Religious Studies:1-9.
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    Wes Morriston (forthcoming). ‘Terrible’ Divine Commands Revisited: A Response to Davis and Franks. Religious Studies:1-13.
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    Patrick O'connor (forthcoming). Craig Martin Capitalizing Religion: Ideology and the Opiate of the Bourgeoisie. . Pp. Ii + 179. £19.99 . ISBN 978 1 4725 3337 1. [REVIEW] Religious Studies:1-5.
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    Kevin W. Sharpe (forthcoming). The Incarnation, Soul-Free: Physicalism, Kind Membership, and the Incarnation. Religious Studies:1-15.
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  27. Joseph G. Trabbic (forthcoming). A Critique of Heidegger's Critique of Christian Philosophy in the Introduction to Metaphysics. Religious Studies:1-16.
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    William Wood (forthcoming). Anselm of Canterbury on the Fall of the Devil: The Hard Problem, the Harder Problem, and a New Formal Model of the First Sin. Religious Studies:1-23.
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  29. William Wood (forthcoming). Kevin Timpe Free Will in Philosophical Theology. . Pp. X + 177. £65.00 Hbk. ISBN 978 1 4411 2331 2. Religious Studies:1-4.
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    Stephen M. Barr (forthcoming). Modern Physics and Ancient Faith. Religious Studies.
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    Stephen R. Bokenkamp (forthcoming). 心不退转 施功日新. Religious Studies.
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    Ed Cottrell (forthcoming). Christian-Muslim Relations Before the Crusades. Religious Studies.
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    Steven Engler (forthcoming). Religious Studies in Canada and Brazil: Beyond Normative Pluralism. Religious Studies.
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  34. Jorge N. Ferrer & Jacob H. Sherman (forthcoming). The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism. Religious Studies.
     
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    Ira Israel (forthcoming). Parallels in the Philosophies of Advaita Vedanta, Madhyamika Buddhism, and Kabbalah. Religious Studies.
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  36. Ira Israel & Barbara Holdrege (forthcoming). Parallels in the Philosophies of Madhyamika Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta Hinduism, and Kabbalah. Religious Studies.
     
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    Jerker Karlsson (forthcoming). Why Human Virtues Obtain in the Natural World. Religious Studies.
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  38. Mitchell Reddish (forthcoming). Robert Echevarria. Religious Studies.
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  39. A. Sandness (forthcoming). Jessica Dee Martin 200405523 April 6, 2006 Religious Studies: 310. Religious Studies.
     
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