Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion is an annual volume offering a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this longstanding area of philosophy that has seen an explosive growth of interest over the past half century. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it publishes exemplary papers in any area of philosophy of religion.
Jonathan L. Kvanvig is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, having held positions previously at the University of Missouri, Texas A&M University, and the University of Notre Dame. His research areas include metaphysics and epistemology as well as the philosophy of religion, having published to date six books and one hundred articles.
Editor's Introduction ; 1. Evil and Evidence ; 2. Is Petitionary Prayer Superfluous? ; 3. Where Skeptical Theism Fails, Skeptical Atheism Prevails ; 4. The Right, the Good, and the Threat of Despair: (Kantian) Ethics and the Need for Hope in God ; 5. A Problem with Theistic Hope ; 6. Religious Skepticism and Higher-Order Evidence ; 7. Temporary Intrinsics and Christological Predication ; 8. Can God Repent? ; 9. Divine Creative Freedom ; 10. The Permissibility of the Atonement as Penal Substitution ; Index