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

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Michael L. Peterson
Oxford University Press, 2003 - History - 326 pages
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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 third 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, theistic arguments, the problem of evil, Reformed epistemology, miracles, and religious language. They also treat subjects not often included in competing texts, such as process theism, religious pluralism, religion and science, and the relationship between religion and morality.
The third edition retains the engaging style and thorough coverage of previous editions and also takes into account the latest contributions in the field by such thinkers as Plantinga, Alston, Martin, Murphy, Dembski, M. Adams, and Swinburne. Integrating a variety of perspectives, it adds a chapter on the openness of God debate, several sections on feminist concerns, and frequent comparisons of how Eastern religions compare with Western theism. A sophisticated yet accessible introduction, Reason and Religious Belief, 3/e is ideally suited for use with the authors' companion anthology, Philosophy of Religion: Selected Readings, 2/e (OUP, 2000).

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this book is very thorough. its the best book for introducing philosophy religion course i found so far. however, i did find some parts hard to understand. i suppose itd harder for non philosophy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richard A - Goodreads

I appreciate the introduction and first chapter that I have perused. The authors are attempting to treat the material fairly. It appears to be an excellent intro to thinking about Christian religion; time will tell. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Michael Peterson is at Asbury College. William Hasker is at Huntington College.

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