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Philosophy : religion / Donald M. Borchert, editor.

Contributor(s): Borchert, Donald M, 1934- [editor.] | Gale Group.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gale virtual reference library.Macmillan interdisciplinary handbooksPhilosophy: Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 494 pages) : illustrations, portraits.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780028663449.Subject(s): Religion -- PhilosophyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy.DDC classification: 210 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
part 1. The nature of the God of theism : The omni attributes: omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence, and omnisubjectivity / Linda Zagzebski ; Attributes of god: goodness, hiddenness, everlastingness / Paul K. Moser ; Divine action / Thomas P. Flint -- part 2. Evidence and arguments supporting the existence of God : The ontological arguments / Graham Oppy ; The cosmological argument / Jeff Jordan ; The teleological argument / Robin Collins ; The moral argument / Paul Copan ; The wager argument / Joshua Golding ; Mircales as evidence for the existence of god / Alan G. Padgett ; Religious experience as evidence for the existence of god / Keith E. Yandell -- part 3. Evidence and arguments challenging the existence of God : The problem of evil / Charles Taliaferro ; Theism and the sociobiological account of religion / Michael Ruse ; Religion and science / Charles Taliaferro ; Alternatives to theism / Michael Levine -- part 4. Death and postdeath survival : The case for resurrection / Craig A. Evans ; The case for reincarnation / James Petrik ; Near-death experience and the case for postdeath survival / Raymond A. Moody Jr. ; The cases for and against postdeath survival / Chad Meister -- part 5. Philosophy of religion's expanding horizons : Feminist philosophy of religion / Elizabeth Burns ; Religious pluralism / Robert McKim ; Theism and ethics / Michael Beaty ; Religious terrorism / Donald M. Borchert ; Religion and the meaning of life / Donald M. Borchert.
Summary: This book focuses on the philosophy of religion, scrutinizing the religious claims present in twenty-four different aspects of religious thinking. It covers such topics as miracles, evil, theism, science and religion, dualism, resurrection, reincarnation, near-death experience, and religious terrorism, and uses film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events to provide illustrations of human experiences applicable to philosophical questions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

part 1. The nature of the God of theism : The omni attributes: omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence, and omnisubjectivity / Linda Zagzebski ; Attributes of god: goodness, hiddenness, everlastingness / Paul K. Moser ; Divine action / Thomas P. Flint -- part 2. Evidence and arguments supporting the existence of God : The ontological arguments / Graham Oppy ; The cosmological argument / Jeff Jordan ; The teleological argument / Robin Collins ; The moral argument / Paul Copan ; The wager argument / Joshua Golding ; Mircales as evidence for the existence of god / Alan G. Padgett ; Religious experience as evidence for the existence of god / Keith E. Yandell -- part 3. Evidence and arguments challenging the existence of God : The problem of evil / Charles Taliaferro ; Theism and the sociobiological account of religion / Michael Ruse ; Religion and science / Charles Taliaferro ; Alternatives to theism / Michael Levine -- part 4. Death and postdeath survival : The case for resurrection / Craig A. Evans ; The case for reincarnation / James Petrik ; Near-death experience and the case for postdeath survival / Raymond A. Moody Jr. ; The cases for and against postdeath survival / Chad Meister -- part 5. Philosophy of religion's expanding horizons : Feminist philosophy of religion / Elizabeth Burns ; Religious pluralism / Robert McKim ; Theism and ethics / Michael Beaty ; Religious terrorism / Donald M. Borchert ; Religion and the meaning of life / Donald M. Borchert.

This book focuses on the philosophy of religion, scrutinizing the religious claims present in twenty-four different aspects of religious thinking. It covers such topics as miracles, evil, theism, science and religion, dualism, resurrection, reincarnation, near-death experience, and religious terrorism, and uses film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events to provide illustrations of human experiences applicable to philosophical questions.

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