Skeptical theism and God's commands

Sophia 46 (3):237-243 (2007)
Abstract
According to Michael Almeida and Graham Oppy, adherents of skeptical theism will find their sense of moral obligation undermined in a potentially ‘appalling’ way. Michael Bergmann and Michael Rea disagree, claiming that God’s commands provide skeptical theists with a source of moral obligation that withstands the skepticism in skeptical theism. I argue that Bergmann and Rea are mistaken: skeptical theists cannot consistently rely on what they take to be God’s commands.
Keywords God  Morality  Skepticism  Theism  Divine commands
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Justin P. McBrayer (2010). Skeptical Theism. Philosophy Compass 5 (7):611-623.
Stephen Maitzen (2009). Skeptical Theism and Moral Obligation. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 65 (2):93 - 103.
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