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Religious Diversity: Introduction

Robert McKim

in Religious Ambiguity and Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128352
eISBN:
9780199834488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128354.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Religious traditions disagree deeply about religious matters. And in many religious traditions there are to be found wise people who think carefully and judiciously, who are intelligent, clever, ... More


Actually Aid the Case for Theism?

Joshua C. Thurow

in Probability in the Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199604760
eISBN:
9780191741548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604760.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In recent years philosophers have begun to reflect more deeply on the significance of disagreement between equally rational and well-informed peers. Many, including Richard Feldman, have argued that ... More


Conciliationism and Religious Disagreement

John Pittard

in Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199669776
eISBN:
9780191778650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669776.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Many have maintained that the nature and extent of religious disagreement ought to shake our confidence in our religious or explicitly irreligious beliefs, leading us to be religious skeptics. This ... More


Religious Disagreement and Religious Accommodation

C. A. J. Coady

in Religion, Intolerance, and Conflict: A Scientific and Conceptual Investigation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199640911
eISBN:
9780191753077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640911.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the issue of religious disagreement as a source of intolerance and civic danger. It challenges simplistic criticisms of religions due to some of the ‘New Atheists’. It clarifies ... More


Religious Disagreement and Rational Demotion

Michael Bergmann

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722335
eISBN:
9780191789229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722335.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter defends the view that an awareness of the facts of religious disagreement doesn’t make theistic belief irrational. The first section makes some general remarks about when discovering ... More


Reasoning with Plenitude

Roger White

in Knowledge, Belief, and God: New Insights in Religious Epistemology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198798705
eISBN:
9780191848469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798705.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

There is a wide variety of religious opinion in the world. Given the way these views conflict, at most only some fraction can be true. Some see this as raising a skeptical problem for religious ... More


Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion

Jonathan Kvanvig (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722335
eISBN:
9780191789229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722335.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This is the sixth volume of the Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion series. As with earlier volumes, these chapters follow the tradition of providing a non-sectarian and non-partisan snapshot of ... More


Faction in Geneva

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Geneva was forced to pay Bern substantial military reparations; moreover, it struggled to reclaim the vidomnat. Only in August 1536 was its Burgrecht with Bern renewed. In 1538 it was rumoured that ... More


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