Skeptical Theism: New Essays

2014.11.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Trent Dougherty and Justin P. McBrayer (eds.), Skeptical Theism: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 2014, 337pp., $120.00
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2014.11.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Trent Dougherty and Justin P. McBrayer (eds.), Skeptical Theism: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 2014, 337pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199661183. Reviewed by Graham Oppy, Monash University This aptly named book contains twenty-three new essays. In the preface, the authors say that (a) the collection moves the debate over the viability of sceptical theism forward; (b) the contributors are (fairly evenly) divided between established scholars in the field and up-and-coming scholars working in philosophy of religion; and (c) they aimed for a collection that is balanced. I think it fair to say that the collection does move the debate forward, that there is a nice division between established and up-and-coming scholars, and that there are many respects in which it is balanced. However, it will not go unremarked elsewhere that what is perhaps the standout essay -- by Lara Buchak -- is also the only chapter. . .

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