Contemporary Debates in the Philosophy of Religion features newly commissioned debates on some of the most controversial issues in the field. Is evil evidence against belief in God? Does science discredit religion? Is God's existence the best explanation of the universe? Is morality based on God's commands? Is eternal damnation compatible with the Christian concept of God? * Features debates focusing on each of twelve of the most controversial issues in the field. * Includes essays, replies, and rejoinders especially commissioned for this volume. * Contributors include William Alston, Lynne Rudder Baker, Peter Byrne, Richard Gale, William Hasker, Janine Marie Idziak, Michael Martin, Del Ratzsch, William Rowe, John Worrall, Keith Yandell, Dean Zimmerman, and many others.
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Author Biography - Michael L. Peterson
Michael L. Peterson is Professor of Philosophy at Asbury College. His publications include The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings (1992), and Reason and Religious Belief (co--authored, 2002). He is also series editor of Blackwell's Exploring the Philosophy of Religion. Raymond J. VanArragon is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Asbury College. He specializes in epistemology and philosophy of religion.