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Rationality and theistic belief

an essay on reformed epistemology

by Mark S. McLeod

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reformed epistemology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-256) and index.

    StatementMark S. McLeod.
    SeriesCornell studies in the philosophy of religion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .M477 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1399827M
    ISBN 100801428637
    LC Control Number93007544

    Atheological objections to the belief that there is such a person as God come in many varieties. There are, for example, the familiar objections that theism is somehow incoherent, that it is inconsistent with the existence of evil, that it is a hypothesis ill-confirmed or maybe even disconfirmed by the evidence, that modern science has somehow cast doubt upon it, and the like.


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“This compilation of perceptive and in-depth essays examines the epistemological topic of the rationality of Christian belief. These particular essays take a problematic approach in their criticism of contemporary analysic objections of theistic belief, and in the process make a contribution to general epistemology.” (Faith Rationality and theistic belief book Reason)/5(8).

In this book, Gellman presents an argument from religious experience to the existence of God and the rationality of belief in the existence of God. He also responds to arguments against the existence of God and the rationality of belief in God.

Across different cultures Cited by: 5. Gellman, Jerome I. Experience of God and the Rationality of Theistic Belief. Cornell Studies in Rationality and theistic belief book Philosophy of Religion. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, x + pp.

Cloth, $Jerome Gellman argues in Experience of God that there is "some" reasonable application of the canons of rationality to the facts concerning apparent experiences of God Rationality and theistic belief book which it is reasonable to believe. As many strict naturalists recognize, broad naturalism must borrow from the metaphysical resources of a theistic world-view, in which such features are very natural, common sensical, and quite “at home” Rationality and theistic belief book a theistic framework.

The Naturalness of Belief begins with a naturalistic philosopher’s own perspective of naturalism and naturalness. Get this from a library. Experience of God and the rationality of theistic belief. Rationality and theistic belief book I Gellman] -- Jerome I.

Gellman observes that the mystic experience of God's presence, a sense of having direct contact with the divine, often compels belief in God's existence. On the basis of widely accepted. Theistic Proofs, Person Relativity, and the Rationality of Religious Belief Theistic Proofs, Person Relativity, and the Rationality of Religious Belief Chapter: (p) 5 Theistic Proofs, Person Relativity, and the Rationality of Religious Belief Source: Evidence and Religious Belief Author(s): William J.

Wainwright Publisher: Oxford University Author: William J. Wainwright. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: paradigms, theism, and the parity thesis --Alston's parity thesis --The role of background beliefs --Alstonian justification revisited --The doxastic practice approach --Plantinga's parity thesis --The universality challenge Rationality and theistic belief book the resurrection of evidentialism --Background.

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Throughout the ages one of the central topics in philosophy of religion has been the rationality of theistic belief. This book proposes that parties on both sides of this debate might shift their attention in a different direction, by focusing on Rationality and theistic belief book question of whether it Pages: BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol.

No. 4 (October ) Rationality and theistic belief book OF GOD AND THE RATIONALITY OF THEISTIC BELIEF By JEROME I. GELLMAN. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, Pp. x, In August ofas an eighteen-year-old atheist spending his last night at home before setting off cross-country for college, I had the one and.

In Maya distinguished group of philosophers met in Munich to discuss the rationality of theism. This volume is a collection of the papers read at that conference.

While in recent years the rationality of theistic belief has been widely discussed, the Munich conference was an event of. While in recent years the rationality of theistic belief has been widely discussed, the Munich conference was an event of some moment in the history of philosophical dialogue: for the first time German- and English-speaking philosophers of religion, representatives of both the Continental and the Anglo-Saxon traditions, joined together to.

RATIONALITY AND THEISTIC BELIEF, by Mark S. McLeod. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, Pp. xiv and $ (cloth). For Faith and Philosophy, DANIEL HOWARD-SNYDER, Seattle Pacific University Many Christians say that, on occasion, God manifests Himself to them as doing. Cite this entry as: () Rationality of Theistic Belief.

In: Runehov A.L.C., Oviedo L. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions. Springer, Dordrecht. This book ought to unsettle those who take a naturalistic worldview as somehow just a "common sense" view that is supported by science.

Naturalism turns out to be a profoundly unnatural view of reality. Stephen Evans. This fresh collection of essays on the naturalness of theistic belief is a philosophical : Paul Copan.

Recommended Citation. McLeod, Mark S., "Rationality and Theistic Belief - Full Text" (). Rationality and Theistic Belief: An Essay on Reformed : Mark S. McLeod. Book Description. Throughout the ages one of the central topics in philosophy of religion has been the rationality of theistic belief.

This book proposes that parties on both sides of this debate might shift their attention in a different direction, by focusing on the question of whether it. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cornell Studies in the Philosophy of Religion: Experience of God and the Rationality of Theistic Belief by Jerome I.

Gellman (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The book The Naturalness of Belief: New Essays on Theism’s Rationality recently arrived from the publishers and is available on contributed a chapter to this book entitled “Divine Commands and the Euthyphro Dilemma: Some Naturalistic Misperceptions” The Naturalness of Belief is edited by Paul Copan (Palm Beach Atlantic) and Charles Taliaferro (St Olaf College) and published.

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A philosophically serious yet accessible investigation of the rationality of Christian belief In his widely praised Warranted Christian Belief (Oxford, ) Alvin Plantinga discussed in great depth the question of the rationality, or sensibility, of Christian belief.

In this book Plantinga presents the same ideas in a briefer, much more accessible fashion. This Book - Full Text is brought to you for free and open access by the College of Christian Studies at Digital Commons @ George Fox University. It has been accepted for inclusion in Rationality and Theistic Belief: An Essay on Reformed Epistemology by an authorized administrator of Digital Commons @ George Fox University.

Recommended Citation. Theistic rationalism is a hybrid of natural religion, Christianity, and rationalism, in which rationalism is the predominant element.

According to Henry Clarence Thiessen, the concept of theistic rationalism first developed during the eighteenth century as a form of English and German Deism. The term "theistic rationalism" occurs as early asin the English translation of a German work on.

Very briefly, if one grows up in a social-epistemic environment with certain key features (e.g., everyone has just about the same religious beliefs, it's been that way for many years, the society functions pretty well when it comes to practical matters, etc.), the rationality of theistic belief can be easily had.

Faith and Rationality is a collection of essays concerned with the rational acceptability of common garden Christian belief. It's a dense, rich book full of promising ideas that found fuller statement in the writers' later books (such as William P.

Alston's "Perceiving God" and Alvin Plantinga's Warrant trilogy)/5(7). That’s the wrong way to think about the rationality of theistic belief. Following Michael Rea’s important book, World Without Design, I think of atheism and theism more like frameworks or research projects for making philosophical judgments.

Many of the arguments for both positions involve claims that the other side sees as non-starters. The Rationality of Theism is a controversial collection of brand new papers by thirteen outstanding philosophers and scholars. Its aim is to offer comprehensive theistic replies to the traditional arguments against the existence of God, offering a positive case for theism as well as rebuttals of recent influential criticisms of theism/5.

Description. Faith and Rationality investigates the rich implications of what the authors call "Calvinistic" or "Reformed epistemology." This is the view of knowledge-enunciated by Calvin, further developed by Barth-that sees belief in God as its own foundation; in the authors’ terms, is it properly "basic" in itself.

Scientifically minded and philosophically astute, Kelly James Clark's thought-provoking work provides an accessible overview of brain science as it pertains to religion, evaluating its implications for both theistic and atheistic belief.

God and the Brain: Neuroscience and the Rationality of Belief () by Kelly James ClarkBrand: Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Faith and Rationality: Reason and Belief in God: Plantinga, Alvin, Wolterstorff, Nicholas: Books - (8). Faith and Rationality investigates the rich implications of what the contributors call "Calvinistic" or "Reformed epistemology."This is the view of knowledge--enunciated by Calvin, further developed by Barth--that sees belief in God as its own foundation; in the contributors' terms, it 4/5().

“Theistic evolution” has been discussed by that name since at leastand one of the first to do so was the great Canadian geologist John W. Dawson, in his book, The Origin of the World, According to Revelation and Science ().

In the midst of a lengthy discussion of the animals created on the fifth day of creation, he says. But the relevant evidential set for deciding the rationality of belief in inerrancy should include the background constraints provided by church history.

This would [p] at least make belief in inerrancy prima facie justified, and contribute to placing the burden of proof on Cited by: 2. The Rationality of Theism is a controversial collection of brand new papers by thirteen outstanding philosophers and scholars.

Its aim is to offer comprehensive theistic replies to the traditional arguments against the existence of God, offering a positive case for theism as well as rebuttals of recent influential criticisms of theism.5/5(1). of rationality for theistic belief: (1) There is the notion suggested by postmodern thinker Nancey Murphy that claims to knowledge and rationality in both science and theology are at best tentative (or fallible) and in need of continual revision.

8 Theistic belief (or a theological system) is. The proposed model of rationality argues that, on one level, sufficient evidence for the rationality of one's beliefs (including theistic belief) incorporates a reason-based conception of justification which may coincide with (but need not) a cognizer's attempts to offer rationally convincing evidence that one's beliefs are true or : Thomas Anthony Provenzola.

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Other readers will always be. In this work Plantinga not only sets forth a detailed exposition of the epistemology of religious belief (specifically, Christian theistic belief), but also takes on (and arguably decimates) some of the most serious contemporary objections to the rationality of such belief.

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