The Global Philosophy of Religion: A Short Introduction

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Oneworld, 2001 - Philosophy - 264 pages
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Does the existence of God matter? Does science leave anything for religion toxplain? How are religion and ethics connected, if at all?;In thisntroduction, Joseph Runzo addresses the fundamental questions of life toresent a global perspective on the philosophy of religion. Comparing andontrasting the philosophical insights offered by the different worldeligions, and examining their application today, this comprehensive bookovers everything from the arguments for and against the existence of God tohe problem of suffering and the possibilities of life after death.;Balancingcholarship with a jargon-free approach, Runzo makes even the most profoundrguments accessible to readers of all levels. Authoritative, yet readable,his contemporary study encourages readers to arrive at their own informednd global understanding of the great religious ideas of humankind.

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Contents

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
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Chronology of the world religions
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WORLDVIEWS AND RELIGION
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