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Belief in God : An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion.

Author/Creator:
Mawson, T. J.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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God (Christianity) -- Attributes.
God -- Proof.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
T. J. Mawson's highly readable and engaging new introduction to the philosophy of religion offers full coverage of the key issues, from ideas about God's nature and character to arguments for and against His existence. Mawson's conversational style, lively wit, and enlightening examples make Belief in God as pleasurable as it is instructive and thought-provoking. It makes an ideal text for beginning undergraduate courses and for anyone thinking about thesemost important of questions.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Introduction
PART I. THE CONCEPT OF GOD
1. Personhood, Transcendence, Immanence
2. Omnipotence, Omniscience, Eternality
3. Perfect Freedom, Perfect Goodness, Necessity
4. Creator of the World, Creator of Value
5. Revealer, Offerer of Eternal Life
PART II. THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
6. Arguing for and Against the Existence of God
7. The Ontological Argument
8. The Argument to Design
9. The Cosmological Argument
10. The Argument from Religious Experience
11. The Argument from Reports of Apparent Miracles
12. The Problem of Evil
Conclusion: Faith
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Mawson, T. J. Belief in God
ISBN:
9780191534799
9780199276318
OCLC:
437109478