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The oxford handbook of philosophy of religion

Contributor(s): Wainwright, William J [Editor].
Series: Oxford handbook in philosophy. Publisher: USA Oxford University Press 2005Description: x, 550 p.ISBN: 9780195138092.Subject(s): Religion - PhilosophyDDC classification: 210 Summary: "The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last two hundred years, but its central topics--the existence and nature of the divine, humankind's relation to it, the nature of religion and its place in human life--have been with us since the inception of philosophy. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion contains newly commissioned chapters by 21 prominent experts who cover the field in a comprehensive but accessible manner. Each chapter is expository, critical, and representative of a distinctive viewpoint. The Handbook is divided into two sections.The first, ""Problems,"" covers the most frequently discussed topics, among them arguments for God's existence, the problem of evil, and religious epistemology."
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"The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last two hundred years, but its central topics--the existence and nature of the divine, humankind's relation to it, the nature of religion and its place in human life--have been with us since the inception of philosophy. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion contains newly commissioned chapters by 21 prominent experts who cover the field in a comprehensive but accessible manner. Each chapter is expository, critical, and representative of a distinctive viewpoint. The Handbook is divided into two sections.The first, ""Problems,"" covers the most frequently discussed topics, among them arguments for God's existence, the problem of evil, and religious epistemology."

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