Philosophy of Religion: Bolinda Beginner Guides

  • by Charles Taliaferro
  • Narrated by Deidre Rubenstein
  • 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A modern take on this age-old branch of philosophy.
Isaac Asimov said that "whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse." Such quandaries are the bread and butter of philosophy of religion. Questioning why evil exists, whether God could create a stone he couldn't lift, and if the wonder of life suggests a Creator, this fascinating branch of philosophy is concerned with arguments for and against religion, and what form an immortal god (or gods) would take if in existence.
Charles Taliaferro provides a clear exploration of the discipline, introducing a wide range of philosophers and covering the topics of morality and religion, evil, the afterlife, prayer, and miracles.

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Audible Editor Reviews

This audiobook introduces listeners to the broad field of philosophy of religion. Narrator Deidre Rubenstein's warm, truly beautiful voice adds a calm serenity to the listening experience. Although this is an introduction to the subject, it is an 18-hour one - there's no shortage of fascinating subject material. Charles Taliaferro expertly moves from a grounding of basic religious subjects - heaven, hell, good, evil, god, miracles, and prayer - to give listeners a sense of the range of relevant philosophers and their interests. This generous audio is a great jumping-off point for those with questions about religion, its origin, and application.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-07-2012
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd