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This volume provides a vivid and engaging introduction to contemporary philosophy of religion.It is distinctive in its coverage of world religions, its emphasis on the social and ethical consequences of religious and political convictions, and its focus on the current state of the field. Topics include the nature of religion, the relation of religious faith and evidence, alternative concepts of God, religious views of good and evil, religious tolerance, the possibility of an alternative and divine incarnation, religious diversity and experience.Including discussion questions and suggestions for further reading, the volume provides an excellent basis for an undergraduate course in the philosophy of religion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781557864482
ISBN-10: 1557864489
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 161mm x 36mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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), and co-editor of A Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell 1997) and Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology (Blackwell 2002).

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