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Burns, Elizabeth (2017) What is this thing called philosophy of religion? London: Routledge. [Textbook]

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    What is this thing called Philosophy of Religion? grapples with the core topics studied on philosophy of religion undergraduate courses including: - the meaning of religious language, including 20th century developments - the nature of the Divine, including divine power, wisdom, and action - arguments for the existence of the Divine - challenges to belief in the Divine, including the problems of evil, divine hiddenness, and religious diversity - believing without arguments - arguments for life after death, including reincarnation In addition to the in-depth coverage of the key themes within the subject area Elizabeth Burns uniquely explores the topics from the perspectives of the five main world religions, introducing students to the work of scholars from a variety of religious traditions and interpretations of belief. What is this thing called Philosophy of Religion? is the ideal introduction for those approaching the philosophy of religion for the first time, containing many helpful student-friendly features, such as a glossary of important terms, study questions and further reading.

    Item Type: Textbook
    Department: Philosophy
    Depositing User: Vicky Rowley
    Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2017 09:35
    Last Modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:35
    URI: http://publications.heythrop.ac.uk/id/eprint/2603

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