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Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays

Paul Draper and J. L. Schellenberg


This book presents the sometimes unique, occasionally overlapping, and often mutually reinforcing views of fourteen contemporary philosophers of religion on what is wrong with the status quo in philosophy of religion and, most importantly, how the field could be improved. The book falls into two parts. The chapters in Part 1 are about desirable changes to the focus of the field; those in Part 2 are about the standpoint from which philosophers of religion should approach their field. More specifically, the chapters in Part 1 consider how an emphasis on faith distorts attempts to engage non-West ... More

Keywords: philosophy of religion, non-Western, ultimacy, naturalistic, axiological, religious evolution, Moorean, Spinozan, Book of Job, confessional

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198738909
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198738909.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Draper, editor
Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University

J. L. Schellenberg, editor
Professor of Philosophy, Mount Saint Vincent University