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    Bishop, John 2006. The Philosophy of Religion: A Programmatic Overview. Philosophy Compass, Vol. 1, Issue. 5, p. 506.


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    God and the Ethics of Belief
    • Online ISBN: 9780511499166
    • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511499166
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Philosophy of religion in the Anglo-American tradition experienced a 'rebirth' following the 1955 publication of New Essays in Philosophical Theology (eds. Antony Flew and Alisdair MacIntyre). Fifty years later, this volume of essays offers a sampling of the best work in what is now a very active field, written by some of its most prominent members. A substantial introduction sketches the developments of the last half-century, while also describing the 'ethics of belief' debate in epistemology and showing how it connects to explicitly religious concerns and to the topics of the individual contributions. These topics include: the relationship between God and the natural laws; the metaphysics of bodily resurrection; the role of appeal to 'mystery' in the religious life; the justification of both theistic belief generally and more specific doctrinal beliefs; and the social-political aspects of religious faith and practice.

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Review of the hardback'… of significance to philosophers and theologians interested in questions about the rational foundations of belief, and of the ethical (and religious) demands that belief places on us.'

Source: Ethical Perspectives

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