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.
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 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U.
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