What's the point of studying philosophy when we have theology? Philosophy sometimes suffers from an inferiority complex in the church. But Paul Copan contends that it is possible to affirm theology's preeminence without diminishing the contribution of philosophy. This brief introduction surveys philosophy's basic aims and defends its function in the Christian life.
Designed as a companion to the study of apologetics and philosophy of religion, this pocket dictionary by C. Stephen Evans offers 300 entries covering terms, apologists, philosophers, movements, apologetic arguments and theologies.
Unlike a full introduction to philosophy, Mark Foreman's book is a prelude to the subject, a prolegomenon that dispels misunderstandings and explains the rationale for engaging in philosophical reasoning. Concise and straightforward, Prelude to Philosophy is a guide for those looking to embark on the "examined life."
Philosophy is not a closed club or a secret society. It's for anyone who thinks big questions are worth talking about. In this lively introduction, Douglas Groothuis upacks seven short yet pivotal sentences from the history of Western philosophy, including key ideas from Protagoras, Socrates, Aristotle, Augustine, Descartes, Pascal and Kierkegaard.
In this lively and accessible introduction, Jonathan Hill offers a wealth of insight into the history of Christian thought and the colorful personalities who gave it shape and form.
Steve Wilkens introduces the study of philosophy by exploring a single issue from each of these well-known philosophers: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Descartes, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche and Sartre.
With straightforward language and examples from daily life, Garrett DeWeese and J. P. Moreland explain the basic philosophical concepts that underlie discussions of life's big questions.
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.
Garrett J. DeWeese's contribution to the Christian Worldview Integration series addresses the fundamental questions of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and aesthetics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of science from a Christian perspective. The discussion concludes with an identification of philosophy with Christian spiritual formation.
R. Douglas Geivett and James S. Spiegel present a textbook for philosophy courses that uses classic and current films to explore major philosophical themes such as the human condition, mind and knowledge, the moral life, faith and religion.
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