By Peter S Williams
An immense new advent to Philosophy from a Christian perspective. a loyal advisor to Philosophy is the single British Christian creation to Philosophy, a booklet that would be used as a path textbook and through church research teams and person readers alike. It covers topics of relevant value to the Christian worldview - the connection among religion and cause, the target fact or fact, goodness and wonder, the life and nature of God, the lifestyles of the human soul and of loose will, etc - from a philosophical point of view. this can be the broadest diversity of subject matters coated by means of any Christian creation to Philosophy and should be prized by way of many.
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As these resources indicate, there’s more to be said both for and against the thesis advanced herein than can be covered in the space available. This book is based, with permission, upon material written between 2008 and 2011 for the Good Book College’s short course modules on ‘Philosophy and Christian Belief’ (cf. uk/). I’d like to thank everyone who provided me with support and feedback during the long writing and rewriting process, especially: Helen Thorne (for editing much of the original material), commissioning editor Dr Mike Parsons (for championing this project at Paternoster), copy-editor Mollie Barker, production manager Peter Little, Chris Knight, Phil Lenton, Sophie Lister, Luke Pollard, Lizzie Pollard and my parents.
4 What Is the Relationship between Christian Faith and Philosophy? 5 Philosophy, Natural Theology and Beyond Conclusion Introduction: Searching Questions Let’s begin with some searching questions: • Why should you believe in God when the world’s so full of pain? • Do you need to believe in God in order to be a good person? • How can you believe in God when there isn’t any evidence? • Does having faith in God mean ignoring reason? These are the typical sorts of questions people ask about theism (belief in God), and honest questions demand honest answers.
Why Bother with Truth? Arriving at Knowledge in a Skeptical Society (Norcross, GA: RZIM, 2000). Boa, Kenneth and Robert Bowman Jr. html. Clark, Kelly James, ed. Philosophers Who Believe: The Spiritual Journeys of 11 Leading Thinkers (Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1993). DeWeese, Garrett J. Doing Philosophy as a Christian (Downers Grove, IL; IVP Academic, 2011). Evans, C. Stephen. Pocket Dictionary of Apologetics and Philosophy of Religion (Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2002). Groothuis, Douglas. On Jesus (London: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2003).
A Faithful Guide to Philosophy: A Christian Introduction to the Love of Wisdom by Peter S Williams