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Readings in religious philosophy

Readings in religious philosophy

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


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Statement[edited] by Geddes MacGregor and J. Wesley Robb.
ContributionsMacGregor, Geddes., Robb, J. Wesley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14159149M

Each reading is preceded by a one paragraph summary, and a bibliography of suggested readings follow each section. Philosophy of Religion functions well as a stand-alone textbook for courses in the philosophy of religion, and is readily compatible for use as a primary source reader in conjunction with a secondary text.   Note that I read most of the essays of this book, but not all. I read it in order to support my wife while she took a college course in Religious Philosophy. As a side note: try very hard to avoid taking a course in religious philosophy. They just haven't worked it all out yet. All they seem to do is to beat up on Christian ideas/5.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This anthology is good introduction to the philosophy of religion. It includes readings from historical sources as well as contemporary analytic philosophers. It does includes some selections from Kierkegaard, but that is the only reading from a 19th or 20th century European philosopher/5.

Readings in religious philosophy by Geddes MacGregor, J. Wesley Robb, , Houghton Mifflin edition,Pages: Seven other additional selections appear throughout the text. An excellent stand-alone text for courses in the philosophy of religion, Philosophy of Religion, Fifth Edition, is also a perfect companion to the editors' textbook, Reason and Religious Belief, Fifth Edition (OUP, ), as the two books share the same topical organization.


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