The conceptual focus of ultimism: an object of religious concern for the nones and somes

Religious Studies 49 (2):221-233 (2013)

Jeanine Diller
University of Toledo
In his recent trilogy, J. L. Schellenberg presents a new religious option: to have beliefless faith in a general object of religious concern that he thinks is referenced at the core of most sectarian religions UUU’. After explaining what UUU is more fully, I argue that the claim that UUU exists should not be, as Schellenberg says, the only focus for philosophy of religion. Still, I argue that such a claim is a good basis for a new form of religion, especially if it is modified in a couple of ways
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Models of God and Other Ultimate Realities.Asa Kasher & Jeanine Diller (eds.) - forthcoming - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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