Published in 1999, this text offers a comprehensive treatment of the Philosophy of Religion. Its overall conclusions are that, though there is no reason to suppose there is a God, doing something that is not quite believing in god, who, as some mystics think - neither exists nor does not exist, may be valuable for some people.

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part I|100 pages

Preliminary Epistemological Questions

chapter 1|45 pages

Meaning and the Word ‘God’

chapter 2|14 pages

The Impossibility of Rational Theology

chapter 3|39 pages

Objections to Empiricism

part II|173 pages

Arguments for the Existence of God

chapter 4|23 pages

The Ontological Argument

chapter 6|27 pages

The Cosmological Argument

chapter 7|26 pages

The Argument from Design

chapter 9|7 pages

Theology without Propositions

chapter 11|9 pages

Religion without Belief

chapter 12|10 pages

Minor Arguments for the Existence of God

part III|269 pages

God’s Attributes

chapter 14|20 pages

God’s Omnipotence

chapter 15|17 pages

Trouble with the Trinity

chapter 16|39 pages

God’s Omniscience

chapter 17|45 pages

Providence, Foreknowledge, Will and Fate 1

chapter 18|18 pages

God’s Eternity

chapter 20|24 pages

God’s Embodiment

chapter 21|6 pages

The Body of Christ

chapter 22|8 pages

God’s Omnipercipience 1

chapter 23|19 pages

Survival of Death

chapter 24|20 pages

The Problem of Evil 1

chapter 25|27 pages


chapter 26|19 pages

The Efficacy of Prayer 1

part IV|140 pages

Faith and Morality

chapter 27|20 pages


chapter 28|47 pages


chapter 29|42 pages

Unchristian Ethics

chapter 30|20 pages


chapter |9 pages