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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion By Michael J. Murray (Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania)

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

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An introductory level overview of the central topics in this fundamental branch of philosophy giving students a solid grounding in the subject. The book covers arguments from both historical and contemporary philosophers such as faith and reason, religion and ethics, miracles, human freedom and divine providence, immortality and science.
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion by Michael J. Murray (Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania)

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. The book treats all of the central topics in the field, including the coherence of the divine attributes, theistic and atheistic arguments, faith and reason, religion and ethics, miracles, human freedom and divine providence, science and religion, and immortality. In addition it addresses topics of significant importance that similar books often ignore, including the argument for atheism from hiddenness, the coherence of the doctrines of the Trinity and the Incarnation, and the relationship between religion and politics. It will be a valuable accompaniment to undergraduate and introductory graduate-level courses.

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About Michael J. Murray (Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania)


Michael J. Murray is Arthur and Katherine Shadek Professor in the Humanities and Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Franklin and Marshall College. Michael Rea is Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Philosophy of Religion, Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame.

Table of Contents


Preface; Part I. The Nature of God: 1. Attributes of God: independence, goodness, and power; 2. Attributes of God: eternity, knowledge, and providence; 3. God incarnate and triune; Part II. The Rationality of Religious Belief: 4. Faith and rationality; 5. Theistic arguments; 6. Anti-theistic arguments; Part III. Science, Morality, and Immorality: 7. Religion and science; 8. Religion, morality, and politics; 9. Mind, body, and immortality.

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GOR003982955
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion by Michael J. Murray (Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania)
Michael J. Murray (Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania)
Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
2008-03-20
306
0521619556
9780521619554
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