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The coherence of theism

Richard Swinburne

The coherence of theism

by Richard Swinburne

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God -- Attributes,
  • Language and languages -- Religious aspects

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    A philosophical analysis of the coherence of claims made about a spirit that is eternal, free, able to do anything, knows everything, is perfectly good, is the proper object of human worship and obedience, and is the creator and sustainer of the universe (i.e., God).

    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Swinburne.
    SeriesClarendon library of logic and philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT130 .S94
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4539480M
    ISBN 10019824410X
    LC Control Number77005802

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      The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if the words by which they are expressed are being used in 5/5. This book investigates on which understandings of the nature of God, it is coherent to hold, that is it is metaphysically possible, that God exists. Part I analyses what it is for a proposition to be metaphysically possible, and shows how this normally reduces it to being logically possible; and then analyses how we can show a proposition to be logically possible.


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The study of the coherence of Christian theism is the consideration of the coherence of that set of statements. It is not a study of whether or not those statements are true but whether or not if there is any explicit or implicit contradiction within or implied by that set of propositions.4/5.

Richard Swinburne begins his book by setting down the rules of the discussion. By “theism” he plainly states that God exists and that he is present everywhere, knows all things and is worthy of worship.

The content of this book is concerned with the philosophy of religion and does not set out to prove God exists.5/5(3). This book is not “The Coherence of Theism for Dummies.” It is a complex, intricately argued defense of one version of theism by one of the world’s greatest philosophers of religion.

It will be accessible to and appreciated only by analytic philosophers of religion, those who have followed the relevant literature. This book is an exploration and defense of the coherence of classical theism’s doctrine of divine aseity in the face of the challenge posed by Platonism with respect to abstract objects.

A synoptic work in analytic philosophy of religion, the book engages discussions in philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language, metaphysics, and. The Coherence of Theism Book Summary: The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God.

Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if the words by.

The Coherence of Theism, first published inwas concerned with the meaning and coherence of the claim that there is a God. It proved to be the first volume of a trilogy on theism— The Existence of God () on the worth of arguments for and against the existence of God, and Faith and Reason () on the relevance of arguments to religious faith.

Investigates whether the claim that there is a God can be spelt out in a coherent way. Part 1 analyses how we can show some claim to be coherent or incoherent. God is supposed to be a personal being, omnipresent, perfectly free and creator of the universe, omnipotent, omniscient, perfectly good, a source of moral obligation, and eternal.

Part 2 analyses how these divine properties can be. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “God, Time, and Eternity: The Coherence of Theism II: Eternity” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5(7).

The difficulty with theism, it was said, was not merely that there are no good arguments for the existence of God, but, more fundamentally, that the notion of God is incoherent. This anti-theistic strategy backfired, however, as it evoked a prodigious literature devoted to the philosophical analysis of the concept of God, thereby refining and strengthening theistic belief.

One of the respects in which contemporary Philosophy of Religion has changed most dramatically since I first began my research programme is precisely with respect to the coherence of theism. During the previous generation (roughly the third quarter of the twentieth century) the concept of God was often regarded as fertile ground for anti.

The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. The Coherence of Theism - Paperback - Richard Swinburne - Oxford University Press We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website.

The Coherence of Theism Swinburne, Richard This substantially revised second edition of a classic text in philosophy of religion explores what it means, and whether it is coherent.

The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if the words by which they are expressed are being used in Pages:   Introduction.

In The Coherence of Theism (henceforth CoT), Richard Swinburne is concerned with examining whether the central doctrines of classical theism are coherent (that is, free from contradiction). It is important to understand what this limited goal means for the theist/atheist debate.

The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if the words by which they are expressed are being used in analogical senses, this 5/5(2).

The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if the words by which they are expressed are being used in Brand: Oxford University Press.

Philosophy of Religion *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook : Springer Netherlands. The Coherence of Theism is set out in three parts.

Part I is on Religious Language and in the first two chapters deals with what the term `coherence' means. The author then goes on to explain how other terms are used in a theological context/5(9).

The Coherence of Theism: Omniscience Series: A Calvinist-Arminian Rapprochement. in The Grace of God, the Will of Man () The book surveys and critically assesses the contemporary debate over the possibility of divine foreknowledge of future human free acts, Cited by:.

The Coherence of Theism investigates what it means, and whether it is coherent, to say that there is a God. Richard Swinburne concludes that despite philosophical objections, most traditional claims about God are coherent (that is, do not involve contradictions); and although some of the most important claims are coherent only if the words by which they are expressed are being used in 4/5(68).

The Good Book Blog Talbot School of Theology. About; Peter Atterton on the Coherence of Theism Weekly Q & A with Dr. William Lane Craig. William Craig — J This is the weekly Q & A blog post by our Research Professor in Philosophy, Dr.

William Lane Craig. Question.This book is an exploration and defense of the coherence of classical theism's doctrine of divine aseity in the face of the challenge posed by Platonism with respect to abstract objects. It probes in detail the diverse views on the reality of abstract objects and their compatibility with classical Rating: % positive.