Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

New York: Oxford University Press (2008)

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William Hasker
Huntington University
Michael Peterson
State University of New York (SUNY)
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What is the status of belief in God? Must a rational case be made or can such belief be properly basic? Is it possible to reconcile the concept of a good God with evil and suffering? In light of great differences among religions, can only one religion be true? The most comprehensive work of its kind, Reason and Religious Belief, now in its fourth edition, explores these and other perennial questions in the philosophy of religion. Drawing from the best in both classical and contemporary discussions, the authors examine religious experience, faith and reason, the divine attributes, arguments for and against the existence of God, divine action (in various forms of theism), Reformed epistemology, religious language, religious diversity, religion and science, and much more. Retaining the engaging style and thorough coverage of previous editions, the fifth edition features revised treatments of omnipotence, miracles, and providence and updated suggestions for further reading. A sophisticated yet accessible introduction, Reason and Religious Belief, Third Edition, is ideally suited for use with the authors' companion anthology, Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, Fifth Edition (OUP, 2015).
Keywords arguments for God's existence  problem of evil  religious experience  miracles  life after death  religion and science  religious diversity  faith and reason  divine action
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Call number BL51.R326 2009
ISBN(s) 9780195335996   9780199946570
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