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Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology

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Pojman's PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION offers a comprehensive sampling of newly emerging scholarship and also includes many essays that traditionally have proved successful in p[hilosophy of religion classrooms. The editor's lucid introductions preface articles by such important contemporary writers as Alvin Plantinga, Richard Swinburne, Robert Merrihew Adams, William Alston, Gar ...more
Hardcover, 582 pages
Published November 19th 2004 by Wadsworth Publishing Company (first published 1987)
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Martin Lau
religion has as much value to modern life as Kanye West
Tiffany
Jun 25, 2007 Tiffany rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone interested in religious studies
This book does a great job of presenting both sides of religious arguments such as "Does God exist?" "Why is there evil if God exists?" "What are the attributes of God?" etc. Full of articles, essays, and lectures. I really enjoyed reading the book - it was informative, easy to read, and had good evidence for both sides of the arguments.
Danielle
Read for TRELIG467 (Philosophy of Religion) at UW Tacoma.

This was a great text for introducing students to different areas of the analytical philosophy of religion. My biggest complaint is that so many of the articles were extremely old for an edition that was published so recently.
sr
Made some very strong cases for his views on religion. His alternative for belief (i.e. hope) is a very interesting idea and perhaps a better alternative than atheism for those that cannot find themselves believing. Makes a generous defence of religion as an aid to ethics.
Darryl
This was a great collection of essays. It was the text for my philosophy of religion class at BYU (a fantastic class.) It acted as a sort of taster for each of the authors of the different essays, so I think it's a great jumping off point for the subject.
Tylor Lovins
Terrible book. Pojman would have us ignore the many important advances Wittgensteinians have made in the philosophy of religion, really never acknowledging them. He would keep us at astrology when we can study astronomy.
Michael
Very accessible, but analytically rigorous. The reader should probably work through this book with a group, or at least a teacher. Subjects start getting a little exhaustive in Ch.4 with the Ontological arguments.
Rob Durham
An a excellent compilation of arguments and counter-arguments over some of the most subjects in philosophy of religion.
Jeff
One of two books being used in my Advanced Seminar.
Adrien Green
This guy is starting to collect dust on my shelf. I pick it up from time-to-time, but I'm convinced I'll never finish it. So here's my review. I bought Pojman's anthology because it's flat-out the most content-rich, well-balanced presentation on the subject of the existence of God, or lack thereof. Pojman includes compelling arguments for both sides. This is a thinking person's read. Since it's an anthology, it's easy to jump around, as Pojman has arranged the works in a very logical manner.
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