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contemporary Christian philosophy of religion

James A. Overholser

contemporary Christian philosophy of religion

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Published by Henry Regnery Company in Chicago .
Written in English


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Statementby James A. Overholser.
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The good news: "Contemporary Philosophy of Religion" is a broad, readable survey of recent analytic philosophy of religion. The author is a Christian but doesn't grind axes. The book would be good for undergraduates if supplemented with an anthology of classic and modern readings.4/5(3).

A contemporary Christian philosophy of religion Hardcover – January 1, by James A Overholser (Author)Author: James A Overholser. Keith Yandell's Philosophy of Religion is an instalment in the Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy series. This series is intended to contemporary Christian philosophy of religion book students transition from introductory to higher level philosophical by: "Taliafero has written a lively, engaging introduction to contemporary philosophy of religion.

It combines current ‘front-burner’ issues with a solid background of traditional themes, and incorporates welcome attention to non-Western religious traditions.".Pages: Contemporary Philosophy Of Religion: An Introduction (Contemporary Philosophy) This volume provides a vivid and engaging introduction to contemporary philosophy of religion.4/5(8).

These are the kinds of books every student of philosophy of religion should own. Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion is a finely edited volume containing high quality arguments on some of the most important topics being discussed in philosophy of religion today (I especially enjoyed Hasker and Helm's exchange)/5(8).

OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The situation of Christianity in the late twentieth century --New instruments of interpretation --The contemporary Christian philosophy of religion book of meaning --Christ and historical mission --Mythological mode and messianic fact --Christ and the being of God --The knowledge of God --The Bible: confrontation and communication --The church: the engaged community.

OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The situation of Christianity in the late twentieth century --New instruments of interpretation --The location of meaning --Christ and historical mission --Mythological mode and messianic fact --Christ and the being of God --The knowledge of God --The Bible: confrontation and communication --The church: the engaged.

Nancey Murphy is Senior Professor of Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary. She has written, cowritten, or edited numerous books on philosophy of religion, religion and science, and other : Nancey Murphy. Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion Michael L.

Peterson, Raymond Vanarragon Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Religion features newly commissioned debates on some of the most controversial issues in the field. Book Description. Keith Yandell's Philosophy of Religion: A Contemporary Introduction was one of the first textbooks to explore the philosophy of religion with reference to religions other than Christianity.

This new, revised edition explores the logical validity and truth claims of several world religions—Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism—with updated.

Books shelved as contemporary-christian: True to You by Becky Wade, Her One and Only by Becky Wade, A Love Like Ours by Becky Wade, Meant to be Mine by B. One might define it as 'philosophizing about religion'.

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Thirty years or so ago, specialists in philosophy of religion. Our Non-Christian Nation: How Wiccans, Satanists, Atheists, and Other Non-Christians are Demanding Their Rightful Place in American Public Life by Jay Wexler, Stanford, CA: Redwood Press/Stanford University Press,pp., US$, £, ISBN.

Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Contemporary Debates in the Philosoph /5(3). I would recommend The Love of Wisdom: A Christian Introduction to Philosophy by Steven Cowan & James Spiegel.

The book covers logic, epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, human nature, philosophy of religion, ethics, political philosophy, and aesthetics. Keith Yandell's Philosophy of Religion is an instalment in the Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy series. This series is intended to help students transition from introductory to higher level philosophical study.

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The All-Happy God. Joseph Stenberg. How To Solve The Problem Of Evil: A Deontological Strategy. In this remarkably accessible, concise, and engaging introduction to the philosophy of religion, Steven M.

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In the eyes of the wider community, and for our students, the test of any given faith is how does it relate to the major issues of our age. There are of course issues which are ageless, but it is the more immediate and local issues which draw people’s attention and often color their thinking.

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A Philosophy of Christian Materialism: Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good (Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion) (English Edition) eBook: Baker, Christopher, James, Thomas A., Reader, John: : Tienda KindleFormat: Kindle.

The volume aims to ask an emerging generation of philosophers - who specialize in philosophy of religion - to write about their personal understanding of the practice, method and future focus of the subject, with the ultimate goal of illustrating why this expanding subject area is :   (last updated 06/06/; current count is philosophers).

To give you a brief sketch of contemporary philosophy of religion, here’s a list of + living philosophers of religion who publish in English, along with a few of their most significant books/papers in philosophy of religion.

(I’ve listed a few people who aren’t philosophers of religion but who have published at least one. Presenting a distinctively and deliberately Christian philosophy of religion, Loving Wisdom addresses a wide range of topics and questions. Copan acknowledges the difficulties, mystery, and disagreement of religion, and instead of using the language of 'proofs,' he attempts to show how the Christian faith does a much more adequate job of answering a wide range of : Philosophy of Religionprovides an account of the central issues and viewpoints in the philosophy of religion but also shows how such issues can be rationally assessed and in what ways competing views can be rationally assessed.

It includes major philosophical figures in religious traditions as well as discussions by important contemporary philosophers. The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members. Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths.

Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum. Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues offers a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the most important ideas and arguments in this resurgent field.

Provides a solid foundation on the history of religious philosophy while broadening our understanding of religion’s significance in today’s world Features 18 newly-commissioned essays by well-known scholars with. Alvin Carl Plantinga (born ) is an American analytic philosopher who works primarily in the fields of philosophy of religion, epistemology (particularly on issues involving epistemic justification), and logic.

From toPlantinga taught at Calvin University before accepting an appointment as the John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre mater: Calvin College, University of Michigan, Yale.

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The development of Christian ideas represents a break with the philosophy of the Greeks, bearing in mind that the starting point of Christian philosophy is the Christian religious message. Philosophy of religion is "the philosophical examination of the central themes and concepts involved in religious traditions".

Philosophical discussions on such topics date from ancient times, and appear in the earliest known texts concerning philosophy.

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She is the author of Divine Motivation Theory (), The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge (), Virtues of the Mind (), Philosophy of Religion: An Historical Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell, ), and On. Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion: Peterson, Michael L., VanArragon, Raymond J.: Books - (5).

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