Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 26 items

  • Keywords: religious epistemology x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology

Mark R. Wynn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560387
eISBN:
9780191721175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560387.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book considers some of the ways in which particular places can acquire special religious significance, as sites for prayer or other kinds of devotional activity, and how knowledge of place ... More


The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

William J. Wainwright (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last 200 years, but its central topics—the existence and nature of the divine, humankind’s relation to it, the nature of ... More


The Differentiated Religious Significance of Space and Some Secular Analogues for Religious Knowledge

Mark R. Wynn

in Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560387
eISBN:
9780191721175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560387.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book and explains its structure. It notes how the concerns of the book can be related to two other bodies of literature: first, the literature in ... More


Evidence and Religious Belief

Kelly James Clark and Raymond J. VanArragon (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603718
eISBN:
9780191729287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603718.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

A fundamental question in the field of religious epistemology asks whether religious belief must be based on evidence in order to be properly held. In recent years two prominent positions on this ... More


Faith with Reason

Paul Helm

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256631
eISBN:
9780191698330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256631.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book studies the nature of religious faith, investigating what makes it reasonable. Religious belief needs to meet and sustain philosophical scrutiny just as any other type of belief does; ... More


Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Jeffrey Mallinson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259595
eISBN:
9780191698620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book investigates the direction of religious epistemology under a chief architect of Calvinism (1519–1605). The book contends that Theodore Beza consolidated his tradition by balancing the ... More


Epistemology in Philosophy of Religion

Philip L. Quinn

in The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130058
eISBN:
9780199833481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130057.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In “Epistemology in Philosophy of Religion,” Philip Quinn focuses on the central problem of religious epistemology for monotheistic religions: the epistemic status of belief in the existence of God. ... More


Jewish Theology as a Religious and Doxastic Practice

in Contemplative Nation: A Philosophical Account of Jewish Theological Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776646
eISBN:
9780804781008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776646.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines two related problems: what can replace the systematic and dogmatic approach to theology within Judaism, and what account of Jewish theology can embrace the resources of ... More


On Believing that the Scriptures are Divinely Inspired

Thomas M. Crisp

in Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter investigates the epistemology of belief that the Bible is divinely inspired. It assumes that most Christians arejustified in believing as much and asks: Whence comes justification for ... More


Phenomenal Conservatism and Evidentialism in Religious Epistemology

Chris Tucker

in Evidence and Religious Belief

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603718
eISBN:
9780191729287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603718.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

Phenomenal conservatism, as it is discussed in this chapter, is a theory of evidence possession. It holds that if it seems to a subject that P, then the subject possesses evidence which supports P. ... More


Doubt and belief

Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

in The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, and Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695270
eISBN:
9780191731945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695270.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relation between a person’s religious beliefs and the various kinds of reasons she may have for holding them. It distinguishes six degrees or levels of rational ... More


Beza’s Polemic Challenge

Jeffrey Mallinson

in Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259595
eISBN:
9780191698620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the polemic challenges faced by Theodore Beza when he was appointed rector at the Genevan Academie in Switzerland. It explains that Beza's polemic activity significantly ... More


Epistemological Implications: The Experience of the Absolute

Evan F. Kuehn

in Troeltsch's Eschatological Absolute

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197506653
eISBN:
9780197506684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506653.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 4 examines the epistemological implications of the transcendence of the Absolute. It argues that Troeltsch did not offer a unified theory of religious knowledge, but that his attempts to ... More


Beza’s Academic Challenge

Jeffrey Mallinson

in Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259595
eISBN:
9780191698620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Theodore Beza when he was appointed rector at the Genevan Academie in Switzerland. It suggests that Beza's life agenda changed drastically after his ... More


Hiddenness, Evidence, and Idolatry

E. J. Coffman and Cervantez Jeff

in Evidence and Religious Belief

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603718
eISBN:
9780191729287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603718.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

In important recent work in religious epistemology, Paul Moser develops a multifaceted reply to a prominent attack on belief in God—the so called Hiddenness Argument. This chapter raises a number of ... More


Beza’s Doctrine of Faith

Jeffrey Mallinson

in Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259595
eISBN:
9780191698620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses Theodore Beza's doctrine of faith. It states that Beza and John Calvin are in fundamental agreement regarding the doctrine of faith. Beza's definition of faith provides a ... More


Religious Knowledge versus Religious Understanding

Kyle Scott

in New Models of Religious Understanding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796732
eISBN:
9780191837968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796732.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In religious epistemology there is a significant amount of focus on religious knowledge, but much less attention has been paid to religious understanding. This is unfortunate. It is unfortunate not ... More


Introduction

in Contemplative Nation: A Philosophical Account of Jewish Theological Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776646
eISBN:
9780804781008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776646.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines the role of theology in Judaism and Jewish studies by proposing a new model for understanding Jewish theological language. Known as Jewish Theological Practice (JTP), this model ... More


Introduction

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

in Epistemic Values: Collected Papers in Epistemology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197529171
eISBN:
9780197529201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529171.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This introduction gives an overview of Zagzebski’s work in epistemology during the last twenty-five years, introducing the papers included in the collection. The subject areas of most of contemporary ... More


A Cross-Cultural Defense of the Epistemic Value of Mystical Experience: Sri Ramakrishna, Self-Authentication, and the Argument from Experience

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores how Sri Ramakrishna’s mystical testimony and teachings enrich contemporary analytic debates about the epistemic value of mystical experience. These debates center on a key ... More


View: