The Testimony of the Spirit: New Essays

2017.07.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews R. Douglas Geivett and Paul Moser, (eds.), The Testimony of the Spirit: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 282pp., $35.00
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2017.07.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews R. Douglas Geivett and Paul Moser, (eds.), The Testimony of the Spirit: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 282pp., $35.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780190225407. Reviewed by Adam Green, Azusa Pacific University The Holy Spirit (HS), the third member of the Christian trinity, is like the wind, and "you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going" (John 3:8 NIV). Sometimes Christian academics feel obligated to try, though. This volume is composed of an introduction and eleven essays which cover a wide variety of topics from moral epistemology to gendered language for God to apologetics to art. Setting aside the chapter summaries at its end, the introduction by editors Doug Geivett and Paul Moser functions as a stand-alone essay. What is most striking about the text is its resonance with Moser's work on divine hiddenness and religious epistemology. As with Moser's prior work, Geivett... Read More

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