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John Bagnall Bebbington

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Bagnall Bebbington, in addition to writing and lecturing in favour of Secularism, was also a patron of freethinking endeavours. He was the chairman of the Temple Secular Society and the editor ... More


Beneficial Order and Teleological Arguments for God

C. Stephen Evans

in Natural Signs and Knowledge of God: A New Look at Theistic Arguments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199217168
eISBN:
9780191712401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217168.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the theistic natural sign of “beneficial order” lies at the foundation of many of the teleological arguments for God's existence. This sign provides more content about God ... More


Heaven and God's Goodness

Jerry L. Walls

in Heaven: The Logic of Eternal Joy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195113020
eISBN:
9780199834815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195113020.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A critical examination is presented of the case made against heaven by the naturalistic philosopher David Hume (who can be described as a minimal theist), arguing that his case rests mainly on his ... More


Conclusion

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Religion and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269427
eISBN:
9780191683640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269427.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study about the English Enlightenment. It investigated the religious controversies during this period and suggested that the traditional and ... More


‘Is’, ‘ought’ and theological ethics

Rufus Black

in Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270201
eISBN:
9780191683947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270201.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter brings into focus the discussion about the renewal of Christian ethics participated in by three figures namely: Stanlely Hauerwas, one of the most influential Christian ethicists; ... More


Atheism in Historical Perspective

David Fergusson

in Faith and Its Critics: A Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569380
eISBN:
9780191702051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569380.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Atheism is a term of disputed meanings. In the ancient world, thinkers as divergent as Socrates and Justin Martyr were charged with atheism, yet both were far from being atheists in the contemporary ... More


Faith and Reason: A Problem in Navigation

Basil Mitchell

in Faith and Criticism: The Sarum Lectures 1992

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267584
eISBN:
9780191683312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267584.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The dilemma in which Christian faith is said to be involved between the need for whole-hearted conviction and the requirements of rational criticism is not unique, but applies to any reflective ... More


The Human Form of Life and the Experience of Value

Mark R. Wynn

in Renewing the Senses: A Study of the Philosophy and Theology of the Spiritual Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669981
eISBN:
9780191744297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669981.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter returns to some quotations which appear at the head of the book. These texts are taken from David Hume, Henry Vaughan, William James, and Thomas of Celano’s Life of St Francis, and they ... More


Ontology

Oliver D. Crisp

in Jonathan Edwards on God and Creation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755295
eISBN:
9780199979486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755295.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The first chapter begins with the state of the art in current Edwards studies. In it, I argue that Edwards does not abandon essentialist metaphysics, but stands within the Reformed tradition of ... More


The Causal Principle

OP Gaven Kerr

in Aquinas's Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190224806
eISBN:
9780190224820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224806.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter delves thoroughly into the proof of God proper in the De Ente. It thus opens with an analysis of Aquinas’s causal principle, with which he begins his argument, to the effect that for any ... More


Arguments from Providence and from Miracles: Of Miracles: The State of the Art and the Uses of History

Timothy McGrew

in Two Dozen (or so) Arguments for God: The Plantinga Project

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190842215
eISBN:
9780190874445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842215.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The mid-20th century consensus regarding Hume’s critique of reported miracles has broken down dramatically in recent years thanks to the application of probabilistic analysis to the issue and the ... More


Hume amongst the Theologians

David Fergusson

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

The doyen of the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume (1711–76) was notable for the religious scepticism evident in his writings, particularly the posthumously published masterpiece The Dialogues ... More


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