The Argument from Divine Hiddenness

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 26 (3):433-453 (1996)
Many people are perplexed that God (if such there be) does not make His existence more evident. For many of them, the hiddenness of God puts their faith in God to the test. Others, however, claim that God’s hiddeness is the basis of an argument against God’s existence. While this claim is no newcomer to religious reflection, it has been the focus of renewed debate since the 1990’s. In this essay, I examine J.L. Schellenberg's version of the argument from divine hiddenness for atheism.
Keywords hiddenness of God  divine hiddenness  J.L. Schellenberg  atheism
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DOI 10.2307/40231957
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