9 edition of Religious belief and religious skepticism found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||BL51 .G936 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 192 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||192|
|ISBN 10||0268016135, 0268016186|
|LC Control Number||82050287|
The Wisdom to Doubt is a major contribution to the contemporary literature on the epistemology of religious belief. Continuing the inquiry begun in his previous book, Prolegomena to a Philosophy of Religion, J. L. Schellenberg here argues that given our limitations and especially our immaturity as a species, there is no reasonable choice but to withhold judgment about the existence of an Price: $ An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Religious belief and religious skepticism by Gutting, Gary. Publication date Topics nd index, Religion -- Philosophy, Belief and doubt PublisherPages:
Providing an original and systematic treatment of foundational issues in philosophy of religion, J. L. Schellenberg's new book addresses the structure of religious and irreligious belief, the varieties of religious skepticism, and the nature of religion itself. Synopsis The Wisdom to Doubt is a major contribution to the contemporary literature on the epistemology of religious belief. Continuing the inquiry begun in his previous book, Prolegomena to a Philosophy of Religion, J. L. Schellenberg here argues that given our limitations and especially our immaturity as a species, there is no reasonable choice but to withhold judgment about the existence of.
In a recent article published in Sociology of Religion, sociologists Neil Gross and Solon Simmons use data from a new, nationally representative survey of American college and university professors to test the long-running assumption that higher education leads to irreligiousness. Based on their research, they argue that "while atheism and agnosticism are much more common among . Whitehead's Religious Thought: From Mechanism to Organism, From Force to Persuasion - Ebook written by Daniel A. Dombrowski. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Whitehead's Religious Thought: From Mechanism to Organism, From Force to Persuasion.
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Rows This list of books about skepticism is a skeptic's library of works centered on scientific skepticism, religious skepticism, critical thinking, scientific literacy, and refutation of claims of the also includes titles about atheism, irreligion, books for "young skeptics" and related is intended as a starting point for research into these areas of study.
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[REVIEW] B. Hebblethwaite - - Philosophy 59 () The religious skeptic may simply be someone who has serious doubts or who is noncommittal toward religion.
Actually, religious skepticism is nothing new. The famous skeptics Nathaniel (John –47) and Thomas (John ) were disciples of Jesus who had their doubts. Yet it does seem today that religious skepticism is growing more prevalent. Religious Skepticism. Religious Skepticism reflects beliefs such as “the universe arose by chance” and “in the future, science will be able to explain everything” and disbelief in the notion of life after death.
Although students’ overall degree of Religious Skepticism shows very little change during the college years, individual students may become more or less skeptical depending. Wittgenstein made a number of interesting, if rather cryptic, comments about religious belief in these books, and did seem to suggest that such atheist criticisms miss their mark.
What follows is a brief guide to the leading ‘Wittgensteinian’ defences of religious belief, rooted in Wittgenstein’s later work. Religious skepticism is a type of skepticism relating to ous skeptics question religious authority and are not necessarily anti-religious but skeptical of specific or all religious beliefs and/or practices.
Socrates was one of the most prominent and first religious skeptics of whom there are records; he questioned the legitimacy of the beliefs of his time in the existence of the. This article examines the philosophical validity of religious skepticism. The findings indicate that there is easily generalizable support for religious skepticism about the reality of God and that even if an individual were to lack adequate evidence for God's reality, this individual would have no ready way to generalize the truth of religious skepticism for people in general.
Skepticism and Religious Relativism book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Since the dawn of civilization, religions have e /5.
The program was interviewing Karen Armstrong, the author of numerous books on the history of religion. Armstrong, you may recall, is a former Catholic nun who left the convent to study English literature at Oxford. She later returned to religion in authoring biographies of Buddha, Mohammad, and the best-selling A History of God.
This is the religious dependency thesis. 3) Hence the odds are highly likely that any given adopted religious faith is false. 4) So the best way to test one’s adopted religious faith is from the perspective of an outsider with the same level of skepticism used to evaluate other religious faiths.
This expresses the OTF. Thomas Paine mentions that there are a lot of fallacies in the elements of Christian religious proposition if people involve sense and reason in contemplating religion.
The sacred. Lainnya. THESIS Religious Skepticism in Thomas Paine's Essay Entitled The Age of Reason (Part I) 61 0 0. Political theorists have long been frustrated by Nietzsche's work. Although he develops profound critiques of morality, culture, and religion, it is very difficult to spell out the precise political implications of his insights.
He himself never did so in any systematic way. In this book, Tamsin Shaw claims that there is a reason for this: Nietzsche's insights entail a distinctive form of. Religious skepticism ebbs and ﬂows throughout history and into the pres ent.
Sometimes such skepticism is supported by claims that, minimal ly, religious belief lacks the support of good. There’s no denying it—our age is one that is largely dominated by doubt, disbelief, and skepticism of religious dogma and practice. Many believers find themselves unsure how to respond, what.
Grasso rightly criticizes historians of American religion for downplaying the presence of religious skepticism in the United States.
Whether in the pulpit, the pews, the press, or the halls of power, antebellum Christians of every persuasion contended against the subversive presence of infidelity and its less brazen cousin, skepticism.
Then I decided to take the risk of taking seriously the early Christian accounts of Jesus and his message. (Sure they are one-sided and have an agenda, but it's the best source material we have.) What I discovered embedded in the ancient texts commonly called The Gospels shocked me.
Part of HuffPost Religion. © Verizon Media. All. Book xiii, pages ; 25 cm Subjects: Belief and doubt. Knowledge, Theory of (Religion) Skepticism. Religion -- Philosophy. Summary: "The striking extent of religious disagreement suggests that religious conviction is very often the result of processes that do not reliably produce true beliefs.
I recently shared a very interesting breakfast conversation about religious skepticism with a something Gen-Xer. He grew up swaddled in Christian belief and had long enthusiastically embraced it (even eventually becoming a board trustee of his church), but he then lost his religious mojo completely somewhere along the long, winding road to maturity.
An extremely useful book, this is a series of exchanges between two prominent philosophers on the epistemology of religion. Quinn, Philip L. “Epistemology in Philosophy of Religion.” In The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology. Edited by P. K. Moser, – Oxford: Oxford University Press, DOI: / E-mail.