This is a comprehensive textbook for students coming to philosophy of religion for the first time. "Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction" is a comprehensive textbook for students coming to philosophy of religion for the first time.
It sets traditional arguments such as the problem of evil or the concept of God within the contexts of contemporary debates.
In addition to classical questions and issues, the textbook also covers more modern debates such as those on reformed epistemology, theological non-realism and foundationalism.
A special feature of the textbook is a developed account of the question of the truth claims of other religions.
The authors also explain the development of religious language, the challenge of modern science and afterlife beliefs.
There is extensive examination and study advice throughout, with suggested seminar and discussion topics as well as guidance on how to write a philosophy essay.
The authors presuppose little prior knowledge, thus making "Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction" an ideal starting point for undergraduate students of philosophy, theology and religious studies. More than simply listing and explaining the central arguments, it gives practical examples of engagement with them.