This substantial anthology of classical and contemporary readings serves as a survey and analysis of the key issues, figures, and concepts in the philosophy of religion. The readings examine a wide variety of topics, including religious identity, theism and divine attributes, explanations of religion, theistic arguments, nontheistic religions, evils and goods, religious values, personal identity, and death.The integration of the key issues concerning students today makes this book distinctive and accessible. Edited and introduced by distinguished scholars, these essays are essential reading for anyone interested in the philosophy of religion.
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Author Biography - Charles Taliaferro
Charles Taliaferro is Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College. He is author of Consciousness and the Mind of God (1994), Contemporary Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell 1998), and co-editor of A Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell 1997). Paul J. Griffiths is Schmitt Chair of Catholic Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is author of On Being Buddha: The Classical Doctrine of Buddhahood (1994) and Religious Reading: The Place of Reading in the Practice of Religion (1999) and Problems of Religious Diversity (Blackwell 2001).