Religious Studies (forthcoming)

Justin Mooney
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Elizabeth Jackson
Ryerson University
Although much has been written about divine knowledge, and some on divine beliefs, virtually nothing has been written about divine credences. In this essay we comparatively assess four views on divine credences: (1) God has only beliefs, not credences; (2) God has both beliefs and credences; (3) God has only credences, not beliefs; and (4) God has neither credences nor beliefs, only knowledge. We weigh the costs and benefits of these four views and draw connections to current discussions in philosophical theology.
Keywords Belief  Credence  Omniscience  Open Theism  Divine Mental States  Divine Knowledge
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