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Title Debating Christian theism / edited by J.P. Moreland, Chad Meister, and Khaldoun Sweis.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
©2013

Subject Theology, Doctrinal.
Apologetics.
Theism.
God -- Proof.
Alt Name Moreland, James Porter, 1948-
Meister, Chad V., 1965-
Sweis, Khaldoun A., 1972-
Description 1 online resource (554 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Comprising groundbreaking dialogues by many of the most prominent scholars in Christian apologetics and the philosophy of religion, this volume offers a definitive treatment of central questions of Christian faith. The essays are ecumenical and broadly Christian, in the spirit of C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity, and feature lucid and up-to-date material designed to engage readers in contemporary theistic and Christian issues. Beginning with dialogues about God's existence and the coherence of theism and then moving beyond generic theism to address significant debates over such specifically Chri.
Contents Cover; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; PART ONE: Debates About God's Existence; A Cosmological Argument; 1. The Kalam Argument; 2. Doubts About the Kalam Argument; A Teleological Argument; 3. The Fine-Tuning Evidence is Convincing; 4. The Universe Shows No Evidence for Design; An Ontological Argument; 5. A Modal Version of the Ontological Argument; 6. Lowe on "The Ontological Argument"; A Moral Argument; 7. Ethics Needs God; 8. The Failure of Moral Arguments; An Argument from Consciousness; 9. The Argument from Consciousness; 10. Consciousness, Theism, and Naturalism.
The Coherence of Theism: Part 111. Problems with Omnipotence; 12. Coherence of Divine Power; The Coherence of Theism: Part 2; 13. Problems with Omniscience; 14. The Coherence of Omniscience; The Problem of Evil; 15. Evil as Evidence Against God; 16. God and Evil; Evolution and Belief in God; 17. Bayes and the Evolution of Religious Belief; 18. Evolutionary Accounts of Religion and the Justification of Religious Belief; The Nature of Human Beings; 19. Human Persons are Material and Immaterial (Body and Soul); 20. Human Persons are Material Only.
PART TWO: Debates About Specific Christian BeliefsMiracles and Christian Theism; 21. Christianity and Miracles; 22. It is Not Reasonable to Believe in Miracles; Science and Christian Faith; 23. Science is at Odds with Christianity; 24. Science is not at Odds with Christianity; The Doctrine of the Trinity; 25. The Doctrine of the Trinity is Coherent; 26. The Trinity is Incoherent; The Atonement; 27. Responsibility, Atonement, and Forgiveness; 28. Problems with the Doctrine of Atonement; The Incarnation; 29. An Anselmian Defense of the Incarnation.
30. The Incarnation Doctrine is Incoherent and UnlikelyThe Historical Reliability of the New Testament; 31. The Gospels Are Reliable as Historically Factual Accounts; 32. The Gospels Are Reliable as Memory and Testimony; The Historical Jesus; 33. Is the Christ of Faith also the Jesus of History?; 34. The Christ of Faith is the Jesus of History; The Resurrection of Jesus; 35. Jesus Did Rise from the Dead; 36. The Resurrection Probably Did Not Happen; Only One Way to God?; 37. Jesus is the Only Way to God; 38. There Are Many Ways to God; Heaven and Hell.
39. It is Reasonable to Believe in Heaven and Hell40. Heaven and Hell; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199981434 (electronic bk.)
0199981434 (electronic bk.)
9780199755448
0199755442
9780199344345
0199344345
OCLC # 854973516
Additional Format Print version: Debating Christian theism. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013] 9780199755448 (DLC) 2013003700 (OCoLC)827261022


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