A Thinker's Guide to the Philosophy of Religion Allen Stairs Christopher BernardWith an approachable, reader-friendly style,A Thinker's Guide to the Philosophy of Religionprovides up-to-date themes in contemporary, analytic philosophy of religion. This provocative collection of readings stimulates clear thinking and careful attention to the reasons for taking up views on religious questions. Features The role of personal experience in thinking about religion, alongside the recent assertion that religious belief can be held honorably without argument, appears in a more diverse view of religion as a whole. "At a Glance" summaries, in the form of a bulleted list at the end of each chapter, provide a road map to help readers navigate the sometimes confusing arguments surrounding the many topics in the philosophy of religion. An extensiveglossary of philosophical terms, extending far beyond those that are particular to the philosophy of religion, is included at the end of the text. Topics Featured inA Thinker's Guide to the Philosophy of Religion Concepts of God The Design Argument The Cosmological Argument The Ontological Argument Miracles Religious Experience Reformed Epistemology Faith and Pragmatic Reasons for Belief The Argument from Evil God and Morality Religious Diversity God and Language Life after DeathStairs, Allen is the author of 'Thinker's Guide to the Philosophy of Religion', published 2006 under ISBN 9780321243751 and ISBN 0321243757.