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Warranted Christian Belief

Alvin Plantinga


In this book's companion volumes (Warrant: The Current Debate and Warrant and Proper Function), I examined the nature of epistemic warrant, that quantity, enough of which distinguishes knowledge from mere true belief; in this book, I turn to the question of whether Christian belief can be justified, rational, and warranted. Among objections to Christian belief, we can distinguish between de facto objections and de jure objections, i.e., between those that claim that Christian belief is false (de facto objections) and those that claim that Christian belief, whether or not true, is at any rate u ... More

Keywords: Calvin, Christian belief, Christianity, epistemology, evil, Freud, pluralism, postmodernism, religious belief, sin, the Bible, warrant

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780195131932
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195131932.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alvin Plantinga, author
University of Notre Dame
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