The Philosophy of Religion

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-06-27
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
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Spiritual encounters and the problems raised by evil and suffering are the experiences that affect our religious beliefs most powerfully. In this far-reaching textbook on the philosophical study of religion Gwen Griffith-Dickson fills a gap in the market by considering these questions in the context of the worlds many religions and philosophical traditions, giving attention to Continental European and Eastern philosophy as well as to Anglo-American thinking.

Table of Contents

What your lecturer doesn't tell you about religionp. 3
Ways of thinking about religionp. 18
Ways of talking about religionp. 60
Creationp. 109
Relationp. 138
An issue about the worldp. 172
How the world seemsp. 199
Being - and the alternativep. 222
The knowledge of allp. 243
The power of allp. 282
Explanations of evilp. 317
Responsibility for evil : divine and humanp. 347
Interpreting religious experience : what is it really?p. 391
Religious experience, argument and knowledgep. 411
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