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Where the conflict really lies : science, religion, and naturalism

Author: Alvin Plantinga
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book is a long-awaited major statement by a pre-eminent analytic philosopher, Alvin Plantinga, on one of our biggest debates -- the compatibility of science and religion. The last twenty years has seen a cottage industry of books on this divide, but with little consensus emerging. Plantinga, as a top philosopher but also a proponent of the rationality of religious belief, has a unique contribution to make. His  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Plantinga
ISBN: 9780199812097 0199812098
OCLC Number: 698626437
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Award (Apologetics/Evangelism) 2013
Description: xvi, 359 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Evolution and Christian belief (1) --
Evolution and Christian belief (2) --
Divine action in the world : the old picture --
The new picture --
Evolutionary psychology and scripture scholarship --
Defeaters? --
Fine-tuning --
Design discourse --
Deep concord : Christian theism and the deep roots of science --
The evolutionary argument against naturalism.
Responsibility: Alvin Plantinga.


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