A Possible-Worlds Solution to the Puzzle of Petitionary Prayer

European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 9 (1):179--186 (2017)
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The puzzle of petitionary prayer: if we ask for the best thing, God was already going to do it, and if we ask for something that's not the best, God's not going to grant our request. In this paper, we give a new solution to the puzzle.

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