Religion for Naturalists and the Meaning of Belief

European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 11 (3):157-174 (2019)
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This article relates the philosophical discussion on naturalistic religious practice to Tim Crane’s The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist’s Point of View, in which he claims that atheists can derive no genuine solace from religion. I argue that Crane’s claim is a little too strong. There is a sense in which atheists can derive solace from religion and that fact is worth acknowledging.

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Natalja Deng
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