Published March 31, 2008
by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||336|
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion (Introducing Philosophy) [John Caird] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is written for those coming to philosophy for the first time. It explains the nature of philosophical inquiry and discusses traditional philosophical questions about the existence of God5/5(2). This is a very good introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. As an introduction it rightly assumes no prior knowledge, and the reader can gain a lot without any philosophical background. Yet Davies pulls off a good trick, because even if you do have a philosophical background you should find the book interesting/5. Book description An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion provides a broad overview of the topics which are at the forefront of discussion in contemporary philosophy of religion. Prominent views and arguments from both historical and contemporary authors are discussed and by: Whether it's the philosophical proofs for God's existence or using reason to evaluate faith claims, the major points in the philosophy of religion are all covered in this excellent textbook. And with its built-in study tools, PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: AN INTRODUCTION helps out during test time as by:
William J. Abraham is the Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor at Perkins School of Theology, working as a philosophical and systematic /5. The present work provides a fascinating account of religion, a brilliant introduction to its philosophy, and a unique interpretation of Hegelian thought. It is a must for all enthusiasts of the philosophy of religion, students of Scottish philosophy, and scholars of Hegel or idealism more Hardcover, pages5/5. little or no philosophical background. This book is therefore a basic introduction for those who are approaching the philosophy of religion for the first time. Its bibliography will, I hope, allow them to take matters further. A great deal more than I discuss could be brought in under the heading of philosophy of religion. Apologetics Book Reviewer David Rodriguez is a student at San Diego State University and is majoring in philosophy with a minor in biology. His primary philosophical interests include ethics, philosophy of religion, epistemology and medieval philosophy. In addition to philosophy, David has a keen interest in theology and medieval history.
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion provides a broad overview of the topics which are at the forefront of discussion in contemporary philosophy of religion. Prominent views and arguments from both historical and contemporary authors are discussed and analyzed. "Davies' book is among the best — if not the best — introductions to philosophy of religion. It is engaging, clear, rich in arguments, and provocative. This book provides a wonderful entry point into the field as well as offering the trained scholar some powerful, challenging arguments."—Charles Taliaferro, St. Olaf's CollegeBrand: Oxford University Press. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. Author: Michael L. Peterson; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: N.A Category: Christianity Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Drawing from both classical and contemporary discussions, the authors examine topics of religious experience, faith and reason, theistic arguments, the problem of evil, religious language, miracles, life . Text - In my view the book is essentially a personal defence of theism that fails in fulfilling either its front cover or back cover claims. There are better introductions to the philosophy of religion, and there are better texts on comparative religion/5(10).