Readings in Philosophy of Religion: Ancient to Contemporary and Philosophy of Religion: An Historical Introduction

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Wiley, May 18, 2009 - Philosophy - 936 pages

Offers a comprehensive historical introduction to the central questions of philosophy of religion

Comprised of readings from ancient to modern times, this well-crafted anthology represents the central issues in philosophy of religion. Each section is preceded by extensive commentary written by the editors, followed by readings that are arranged chronologically. Approximately two-thirds of the selections are from ancient, medieval, and modern sources, helping students to understand and engage the rich traditions of reflection on these timeless questions. The remaining contemporary readings introduce students to the more recent developments in the field. Each of the thematically arranged sections begins with an editor's introduction to clarify the central issues and positions presented in the readings that follow.

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Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski (born 1946) is an American philosopher. She received her BA from Stanford University, her MA from University of California, Berkeley, and her Ph.D. from University of California Los Angeles (dissertation: Natural Kinds). She is George Lynn Cross Research Professor, and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at the University of Oklahoma. She writes in the areas of epistemology, philosophy of religion, and virtue theory.

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