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Acting LiturgicallyPhilosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Acting Liturgically: Philosophical Reflections on Religious Practice

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198805380
eISBN:
9780191843457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805380.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Participation in religious liturgies and rituals is a pervasive and remarkably complex form of human activity; this book opens with a discussion of the nature of liturgical activity and then explores ... More

Alternative Concepts of GodEssays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

Andrei Buckareff and Yujin Nagasawa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198722250
eISBN:
9780191789090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The concept of God according to traditional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally includes the following theses: (i) There is one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, omnipotent, and morally perfect ... More

Anselm on Freedom

Anselm on Freedom

Katherin Rogers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231676
eISBN:
9780191716089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231676.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, General

Anselm is the first Christian philosopher to defend a libertarian analysis of created freedom. In doing so he proposes viable answers to perennial questions in the philosophy of religion: If God ... More

Augustine's ConfessionsPhilosophy in Autobiography

Augustine's Confessions: Philosophy in Autobiography

William E. Mann (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199577552
eISBN:
9780191788871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy

Augustine’s Confessions is a masterpiece of world literature. Written by Augustine at the height of his philosophical and rhetorical skills, the Confessions is at once autobiographical, ... More

Being, Freedom, and MethodThemes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen

Being, Freedom, and Method: Themes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen

John A. Keller (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198715702
eISBN:
9780191783401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

In The Philosophy of Philosophy, Timothy Williamson wrote that Peter van Inwagen’s work is among the “liveliest, exactest, and most creative…of the final third of the 20th Century.” This collection ... More

Believing by FaithAn Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

Believing by Faith: An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

John Bishop

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199205547
eISBN:
9780191709432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205547.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can it be justifiable to commit oneself ‘by faith’ to a religious claim when its truth lacks adequate support from one's total available evidence? After critiquing both Wittgensteinian and Reformed ... More

Challenges to Moral and Religious BeliefDisagreement and Evolution

Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution

Michael Bergmann and Patrick Kain (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199669776
eISBN:
9780191778650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669776.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This volume contains fourteen original Chapters by philosophers, theologians, and social scientists on challenges to moral and religious belief from disagreement and evolution. Three main questions ... More

Chaturvedi BadrinathUnity of Life and Other Essays

Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Tulsi Badrinath (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book brings together a series of short essays by Chaturvedi Badrinath on diverse topics related to Indian philosophy and thought. Drawing mainly from the Mahabharata, the Upanishads, and the ... More

The Christian God

The Christian God

Richard Swinburne

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235125
eISBN:
9780191598579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235127.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is about what it is for there to be a God, and what reason there is to suppose that God to be the traditional Christian God. Part 1 (Chs.1 to 5) analyses the metaphysical categories needed ... More

The Coherence of Theism

The Coherence of Theism

Richard Swinburne

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198240709
eISBN:
9780191598586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198240708.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Investigates whether the claim that there is a God can be spelt out in a coherent way. Part 1 analyses how we can show some claim to be coherent or incoherent. God is supposed to be a personal being, ... More

The Coherence of TheismSecond Edition

The Coherence of Theism: Second Edition

Richard Swinburne

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198779698
eISBN:
9780191825972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779698.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book investigates on which understandings of the nature of God, it is coherent to hold, that is it is metaphysically possible, that God exists. Part I analyses what it is for a proposition to be ... More

Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

Robert Audi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796083
eISBN:
9780199919345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796083.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Democratic states must protect the liberty of citizens and must accommodate both religious liberty and cultural diversity. This democratic imperative is one reason for the increasing secularity of ... More

Destiny and DeliberationEssays in Philosophical Theology

Destiny and Deliberation: Essays in Philosophical Theology

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696574
eISBN:
9780191732270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696574.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents new work in philosophical theology on the universe, creation, and the afterlife. Organised thematically by the endpoints of time, the volume begins by addressing eschatological ... More

Developmental TheismFrom Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Peter Forrest

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a speculative philosophical theology based on three themes: that a version of materialism is a help, not a hindrance, in philosophical theology; that God develops; and that this ... More

The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195107630
eISBN:
9780199852956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195107630.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines the three leading traditional solutions to the dilemma of divine foreknowledge and human free will—those arising from Boethius, William of Ockham, and Luis de Molina. Though all ... More

Divine Commands and Moral Requirements

Divine Commands and Moral Requirements

Philip L. Quinn

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244134
eISBN:
9780191680755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244134.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The view that morality in some way depends, at least in part, upon the will of God is an important theme in the history of philosophy. In recent times this idea has not been taken very seriously by ... More

The Divine LawmakerLectures on Induction, Laws of Nature, and the Existence of God

The Divine Lawmaker: Lectures on Induction, Laws of Nature, and the Existence of God

John Foster

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199250592
eISBN:
9780191600913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250596.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In our experience so far, the universe has worked in remarkably regular ways, and these regularities call for explanation. One way of accounting for them would be to suppose that things have been ... More

Eternal GodA Study of God without Time

Eternal God: A Study of God without Time

Paul Helm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590391
eISBN:
9780191595516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590391.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book is a new edition of Eternal God first published in 1988, and contains four new chapters. It offers a defence of divine timeless eternity. After sketching the nature of such eternity in the ... More

Eternal GodA Study of God without Time

Eternal God: A Study of God without Time

Paul Helm

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237259
eISBN:
9780191597671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237251.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Eternal God offers an exposition and philosophical defence of the idea that God is timeless. This is the traditional Christian position, though under widespread contemporary attack on ... More

Evidence and Religious Belief

Evidence and Religious Belief

Kelly James Clark and Raymond J. VanArragon (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603718
eISBN:
9780191729287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603718.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

A fundamental question in the field of religious epistemology asks whether religious belief must be based on evidence in order to be properly held. In recent years two prominent positions on this ... More

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