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    Reason and Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion.Michael Peterson, William Hasker, Bruce Reichenbach & David Basinger - 2008 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    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 (...)
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  2. Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion.Michael L. Peterson (ed.) - 2003 - Blackwell.
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    God and Evil: An Introduction to the Issues.Michael L. Peterson - 1998 - Westview Press.
    This concise, well-structured survey examines the problem of evil in the context of the philosophy of religion. One of the core topics in that field, the problem of evil is an enduring challenge that Western philosophers have pondered for almost two thousand years. The main problem of evil consists in reconciling belief in a just and loving God with the evil and suffering in the world. Michael Peterson frames this issue by working through questions such as the following: What is (...)
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    Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings.Michael L. Peterson (ed.) - 1996 - Oxford University Press.
    This excellent anthology in the philosophy of religion examines the basic classical and a host of contemporary issues in thirteen thematic sections. Assuming little or no familiarity with the religious concepts it addresses, it provides a well-balanced and accessible approach to the field. The articles cover the standard topics in the field, including religious experience, theistic arguments, the problem of evil, and miracles, as well as topics that have gained the attention of philosophers of religion in the last fifteen years, (...)
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    Recent Work on the Problem of Evil.Michael L. Peterson - 1983 - American Philosophical Quarterly 20 (4):321 - 339.
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    Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes (335-355).Michael L. Peterson & G. Rhodes (eds.) - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    The contributors to this volume seek to answer this question by exploring how analytic and holistic processes contribute to our perception of faces, objects, ...
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  7. The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings.Michael L. Peterson - 1994 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 15 (2):199-201.
  8. Biology, Religion, and Philosophy: An Introduction.Michael Peterson & Dennis Venema - 2021 - Cambridge University Press.
    The intersection of biology and religion has spawned exciting new areas of academic research that raise issues central to understanding our own humanity and the living world. In this comprehensive and accessible survey, Michael L. Peterson and Dennis R. Venema explain the engagement between biology and religion on issues related to origins, evolution, design, suffering and evil, progress and purpose, love, humanity, morality, ecology, and the nature of religion itself. Does life have a chemical origin - or must there be (...)
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    Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion, 2nd Edition.Michael Peterson & Ray VanArragon (eds.) - 2019 - Wiley-Blackwell.
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    Monotheism, Suffering, and Evil.Michael L. Peterson - 2022 - Cambridge University Press.
    Suffering and evil in the world provide the basis for the most difficult challenge to monotheistic belief. This Element discusses how the three great monotheisms – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – respond to the problem of suffering and evil. Different versions of the problem, types of answers, and recurring themes in philosophical and religious sources are analyzed. Objections to the enterprise of theodicy are also discussed as are additional objections to the monotheistic God more broadly. This treatment culminates in a (...)
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  11. Philosophy of Education: Issues and Options.Michael L. Peterson - 1986 - Intervarsity Press.
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    Science, Evolution, and Religion: A Debate About Atheism and Theism.Michael L. Peterson & Michael Ruse - 2016 - Oxford University Press USA.
    The science-religion debate is a hot topic in academic circles and contemporary culture, and evolution makes the subject particularly contentious. Does modern science tip the scales toward atheism? Or does religion have resources to support its credibility and relevance? And how does evolution influence both worldviews?Comprehensive, balanced, and engaging, Science, Evolution, and Religion provides a dynamic yet respectful introduction to the science-religion debate, framed as a conflict between theism and atheism and structured around the impact of evolution on both perspectives. (...)
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    Thomistic Papers IV.Michael L. Peterson - 1991 - Faith and Philosophy 8 (1):115-120.
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    Evil and the Process God.Michael L. Peterson - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):151-152.
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    God and Evil: Problems of Consistency and Gratuity. [REVIEW]Michael L. Peterson - 1979 - Journal of Value Inquiry 13 (4):305-313.
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    A Long and Faithful Journey.Michael L. Peterson - 1998 - Faith and Philosophy 15 (2):156-159.
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    In Memoriam: William J. Wainwright.Michael L. Peterson - 2020 - Faith and Philosophy 37 (4):399-400.
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    Edward Harry Madden, 1925-2006.Peter H. Hare & Michael L. Peterson - 2007 - Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 80 (5):169 - 170.
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    Evil and Inconsistency.Michael L. Peterson - 1979 - Sophia 18 (2):20-27.
  20. With All Your Mind: A Christian Philosophy of Education.Michael L. Peterson - 2001 - Notre Dame University Press.
    With All Your Mind makes a compelling case for the value of thinking deeply about education in America from a historically orthodox and broadly ecumenical Christian point of view. Few people dispute that education in America is in a state of crisis. But not many have posed workable solutions to this serious problem. Michael Peterson contends that thinking philosophically about education is our only hope for meaningful progress. In this refreshing book, he invites all who are concerned about education in (...)
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    10 Responsibility and the Nondegradable.Michael Peterson - 2020 - In Matthias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes & David Wood (eds.), Eco-Deconstruction: Derrida and Environmental Philosophy. Fordham University Press. pp. 249-260.
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