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Thinking about God : First Steps in Philosophy.

Author: Gregory E Ganssle
Publisher: Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is God like? What can God do? What can God know? How does God communicate? Philosopher Gregory E. Ganssle appeals to philosophy for some answers to these questions in this introduction to thinking clearly and carefully about God.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ganssle, Gregory E.
Thinking about God : First Steps in Philosophy.
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory E Ganssle
ISBN: 9780830877485 0830877487
OCLC Number: 1059365272
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part One: Introduction; 1 Why Bother Thinking About God?; 2 What Is Philosophy?; 3 You Cannot Prove God's Existence; 4 What About Faith?; 5 Can We Be Neutral?; 6 Where Do We Begin?; Part Two: Reasons to Believe in God; 7 Starting at the Beginning: Why Is There Anything at All?; 8 Starting at the Beginning: Must the Universe Have a Cause?; 9 Starting at the Beginning: Must the First Cause Be God?; 10 Looking at the Details: Design and Designers; 11 Looking at the Details: Darwin and Design. 12 Looking at the Details: Fine-Tuning and Design13 Looking at the Details: Many Worlds and Small Chances; 14 Looking in the Mirror: Moral Reality; 15 Looking in the Mirror: Moral Facts Point to God; 16 Reasons to Believe: The Cumulative Case; Part Three: God and Evil; 17 The Square Circle Objection; 18 God and Evil Reconciled; 19 Reasons God Could Have to Allow Evil; 20 Freedom and Determinism: A Chapter You Might Want to Skip; 21 The Unicorn Objection; 22 Is There an Elephant in the Room?; Part Four: What Is God Like?; 23 Beginning to Think About What God Is Like; 24 What Can God Do? 25 What Can God Know?26 Can God Know the Future?; 27 Does God Communicate?; Some Suggestions for Further Reading; Index; Praise for Thinking About God; About the Author; More Titles from InterVarsity Press; Academic Textbook Selector.

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What is God like? What can God do? What can God know? How does God communicate? Philosopher Gregory E. Ganssle appeals to philosophy for some answers to these questions in this introduction to thinking clearly and carefully about God.

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