Plantinga's Christian Epistemology

Plantinga claims that, at least for some people, the belief that God exists is ‘properly basic,’ or rather that they have properly basic beliefs that entail the existence of God. I think the underlying idea here is that we all have a properly working sensus divinitatus. This guarantees the existence of God. But, of course, if God does not exist, then our sensus divinitatus is not working properly, i.e. is not, really a sensus divinitatus. The issue as to whether there is or is not a God does not, or should not, come to an end with a claim of proper basicality.
Keywords Properly Basic  sensus divinitatus  The existence of God  Plantinga
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