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Religious Studies

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Volume 49 (2013)
No 4 (December 2013)
No 3 (September 2013)
No 2 (June 2013)
No 1 (March 2013)

Volume 48 (2012)
No 4 (December 2012)
No 2 (June 2012)
No 1 (March 2012)

Volume 47 (2011)
No 4 (December 2011)
No 3 (September 2011)
No 2 (June 2011)
No 1 (March 2011)

Volume 46 (2010)
No 4 (December 2010)
No 3 (September)
No 2 (June)
No 1 (March)

Volume 45 (2009)
No 4 (December)
No 3 (September)
No 2 (June)
No 1 (March)

Religious Studies 49 (2013)

Volume 49 No 4 (December)
Shearn, Samuel, 'Moral critique and defence of theodicy', pp. 439-458
Burns, Elizabeth D., '"Ontological" arguments from experience: Daniel A. Dombrowski, Iris Murdoch, and the nature of divine reality', pp. 459-480
Peels, Rik, 'Is omniscience impossible?', pp. 481-490
Kraal, Anders, 'Himma on the free-will argument: a critical response', pp. 491-503
Landau, Iddo, 'Conceptualizing great meaning in life: Metz on the good, the true, and the beautiful', pp. 505-514
Robinson, Thaddeus S., 'Descartes's sceptical theism', pp. 515-527
Stenmark, Mikael, 'Religious naturalism and its rivals', pp. 529-550
Mawson, T.J., 'Praying for outcomes one knows would be bad', pp. 551-560
McDonough, Richard, 'Religious fundamentalism: a conceptual critique', pp. 561-579
Frise, Matthew, 'The mad, bad, or God argument explained', pp. 581-589

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Volume 49 No 3 (September)
Steinhart, Eric, 'On the plurality of gods', pp. 289-312
Rancourt, Benjamin T., 'Egoism or the problem of evil: a dilemma for sceptical theism', pp. 313-325
Kochiras, Hylarie, 'By ye divine arm: God and substance in De graviatione', pp. 327-356
Brinks, C.L., 'On nail scissors and toothbrushes: responding to the philosophers' critiques of Histocial Biblical Criticism', pp. 357-376
Kidd, Ian James, 'A phenomenological challenge to "enlightened secularism"', pp. 377-398
Aijaz, Imran, 'Some ruminations about inculpable non-belief', pp. 399-419
Dragos, Chris, 'The no-minimum argument, satisficing, and no-best-world: a reply to Jeff Jordan', pp. 421-429

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Volume 49 No 2 (June). Special issue: critical essays on J. L. Schellenberg's philosophy of religion
Schellenberg, J. L., 'My stance in philosophy of religion', pp. 143-150
Cuneo, Terence, 'Another look at divine hiddenness', pp. 151-1
Howard-Snyder, Daniel, 'Schellenberg on propositional faith', pp. 181-194
Chignell, Andrew, 'Prolegomena to any future non-doxastic religion', pp. 195-207
Morriston, Wes, 'Is faith in the Ultimate rationally required? Taking issue with some arguments in The will to imagine', pp. 209-220
Diller, Jeanine, 'The conceptual focus of ultimism: an object of religious concern for the nones and somes', pp. 221-233
Dole, Andew, 'Is sceptical religion adequate as a religion?', pp. 235-248
Penelhum, Terence, 'Religion after atheism', pp. 249-255
Schellenberg, J. L., 'Replies to my colleagues', pp. 257-285

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Volume 49 No 1 (March)
Hood, Adam, 'John Oman on feeling and theology', pp. 5-18
Baber, H. E., 'The real presence', pp. 19-33
Moreland, J. P., 'A conceptualist argument for a spiritual substantial soul', pp. 35-43
Diekemper, Joseph, 'Eternity, knowledge, and freedom', pp. 45-64
Jensen, Jennifer, 'On grounding God's knowledge of the probable', pp. 65-83
Lovering, Rob, 'Does God know what it's like not to know?', pp. 85-99
McKaughan, Daniel J., 'Authentic faith and acknowledged risk: dissolving the problem of faith and reason', pp. 101-124

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Religious Studies 48 (2012)

Volume 48 No 4 (December)
Lembke, Martin, 'Omnipotence and other possibilities', pp. 425-443
Carson, Thomas L., 'Divine will/divine command moral theories and the problem of arbitrariness', pp. 445-468
Danaher, John, 'Stumbling on the threshold: a reply to Gwiazda on threshold obligations', pp. 469-478
Smith, Steven G., 'The roar of the lion, the taste of the salt: on really religious reasons', pp. 479-496
Maring, Luke, 'A new problem of evil: authoriy and the duty of interference', pp. 497-514
Robson, Jon, 'Do possibile worlds compromise God's beauty? A reply to Mark Ian Thomas Robson', pp. 515-532
Burley, Mikel, 'Atheism and the gift of death', pp. 533-546

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Volume 48 No 2 (June)
McBrayer, Justin P. and Philip Swenson, 'Scepticism about the argument from divine hiddenness', pp. 129-150
Green, Jeffrey and Katherin Rogers, 'Time, foreknowledge, and alternative possibilities', pp. 151-164
Hoyt, Christoper, Wittgenstein on the language of rituals: the scapegoat remark reconsidered', pp. 165-182
Dumsday, Travis, 'Divine hiddenness as divine mercy', pp. 183-198
Fremstedal, Roe, 'Kierkegaard's double movement of faith and Kant's moral faith', pp. 199-220
Smuts, Aaron, 'The power to make others worship', pp. 221-237
Gardiner, Mark Q. and Steven Engler, 'Semantic holism and the insider-outsider problem', pp. 239-255
Deng, Natalja, 'Questions about "Internal and external questions about God"', pp. 257-268

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Volume 48 No 1 (March)
Zangwill, Nick, 'A way out of the Euthyphro dilemma', pp. 7-13
Morriston, Wes, 'God and the ontological foundation of morality', pp. 15-34
Forrest, Peter, 'Replying to the anti-God challenge: a God without moral character acts well', pp. 35-43
Jordan, Matthew Carey, 'Divine attitudes, divine commands, and the modal status of moral truths', pp. 45-60
Conn, Christopher Hughes, 'Relative identity, singular reference, and the incarnation: a response to Le Poidevin', pp. 61-82
Moser, Paul K., 'Undermining the case for evidential atheism', pp. 83-93
Seigal, Joshua, '"God told me to do it": sceptical theism and perceiving God', pp. 95-100
Bush, Stephen S., 'Concepts and religious experiences: Wayne Proudfoot on the cultural construction of experiences', pp. 101-117

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Religious Studies 47 (2011)

Volume 47 No 4 (December)
Metz, Thaddeus, 'The good, the true, and the beautiful: toward a unified account of great meaning in life', pp. 389-409
Pasternack, Lawrence, 'Regulative principles and "the Wise Author of Nature"', pp. 411-429
Himma, Kenneth Einar, 'Explaining why this body gives rise to me qua subject instead of someone else: an argument for classical substance dualism', pp. 431-448
De Ridder, Jeroen, 'Religious exclusivism unlimited', pp. 449-463
Janzen, Greg, 'Is God; belief requirement rational?', pp. 465-478
Robson, Mark Ian Thomas, 'Possible worlds and the beauty of God', pp. 479-492
Loke, Andrew, 'Solving a paradox against concrete-composite Christology: a modified hylomorphic proposal', pp. 493-502
Byerly, T. Ryan, 'Ockhamism vs Molinism, round 2: a reply to Warfield', pp. 503-511
Moller, Dan, 'A simple argument against design', pp. 513-520
Gwiazda, Jeremy, 'Worship and threshold obligations', pp. 521-525

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Volume 47 No 3 (September)
Kowalski, Dean A., 'Remembering Alston's "evaluative particularism"', pp. 265-284
Framarin, Christopher G., 'The value of nature in Indian (Hindu) traditions', pp. 285-300
Leech, David and Aku Visala, 'The cognitive science of religion: a modified theist response', pp. 301-316
Dumsday, Travis, 'Counter-cultural religious experiences', pp. 317-330
Wynn, Mark, 'Taking the appearances seriously: architectural experience and the phenomenological case for religious belief', pp. 331-344
Heathwood, Chris, 'The relevance of Kant's objection to Anselm's ontological argument', pp. 345-357
Guigon, Ghislain, 'Merely possible explanation', pp. 359-370
Anderson, Mark B., 'Molinism, open theism, and soteriological luck', pp. 371-381
Sovik, Atle Ottesen, 'More on moral critique of theodicies: reply to Robert Simpson', pp. 383-388

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Volume 47 No 2 (June)
Seachris, Joshua, 'Death, futility, and the proleptic power of narrative ending', pp. 141-163
Perovich, Anthony N., 'Taking nature mysticism seriously: Marshall and the metaphysics of self', pp. 165-183
Diller, Kevin S., 'Can arguments boost warrant for Christian belief? Warrant boosting and the primacy of divine revelation', pp. 185-200
Loncar, Samuel, 'From Jena to Copenhagen: Kierkegaard's relations to German idealism and the critique of autonomy in The sickness unto death', pp. 201-216
Tone, Patrick, 'Transubstantiation, essentialism and substance', pp. 217-231
Corabi, Joseph, 'Hell and character', pp. 233-244
Law, Stephen, 'Plantinga's belief-cum-desire argument refuted', pp. 245-256
Pruss, Alexander R., 'From restricted to full omniscience', pp. 257-264

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Volume 47 No 1 (March)
Miller, Timothy D., 'Continuous creation and secondary causation: the threat of occasionalism', pp. 3-22
Ehrlich, Dror, 'Some further reflections regarding the Talbott-Crisp debate on the Augustinian concept of everlasting punishment', pp. 23-40
Pritchard, Timothy, 'Miracles and violations', pp. 41-58
Ganssle, Gregory E., 'Fine tuning and the varieties of naturalism', pp. 59-71
Alexander, David E., 'Problems for moral/natural supervenience', pp. 73-84
Segal, Aaron, 'Sceptical theism and divine truths', pp. 85-95
Carey, Brandon, 'Social Trinitarianism and polytheism', pp. 97-107
Tuggy, Dale, 'Divine deception and monotheism: a reply to Hasker', pp. 109-115
Hasker, William, 'Deception and the Trinity: a rejoinder to Tuggy', pp. 117-120
Cullison, Andrew, 'A defence of the no-minimum response to the problem of evil', pp. 121-123
Jordan, Jeff, 'Is the no-minimum claim true? Reply to Cullison', pp. 125-127

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Religious Studies 46 (2010)

Volume 46 No 4
Hasker, William, 'Objections to social trinitarianism', pp. 421-439
Leftow, Brian, 'Two trinities: reply to Hasker', pp. 441-447
Dole, Andrew, 'On "nothing to distinguish" Schleiermacher and Otto: reply to Smith', pp. 449-468
Marmodoro, Anna and Jonathan Hill, 'Composition models ofthe incarnation: unity and unifying relations', pp. 469-488
Turnbull, Jamie, 'Kierkegaard on emotion: a critique of Furtak's Wisdom in love', pp. 489-508
Wielenberg, Erik J., 'Sceptical theism and divine lies', pp. 509-523
Loke, Andrew, 'Divine omnipotence and moral perfection', pp. 525-538

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Volume 46 No 3
Rhoda, Alan R., 'Gratuitous evil and divine providence', pp. 281-302
Hasker, William, 'Defining "gratuitous evil": a response to Alan R. Rhoda', pp. 303-309
Swinburne, Richard, 'In defence of logical nominalism: reply to Leftow', pp. 311-330
Ellis, Fiona, 'God and other minds', pp. 331-351
Law, Stephen, 'The evil-god challenge', pp. 353-373
Long, Todd R., 'A proper de jure objection to the epistemic rationality of religious belief', pp. 375-394
Smith, Nicholas D. and Andrew C. Yip, 'Partnership with God: a partial solution to the problem of petitionary prayer', pp. 395-410

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Volume 46 No 2
Leftow, Brian, 'Swinburne on divine necessity', pp. 141-162
Strickland, Lloyd, 'The doctrine of "the resurrection of the same body" in early modern thought', pp. 163-183
Kronen, John D. and Sandra Menssen, 'The defensibility of Zoroastrian dualism', pp. 185-205
McCreary, Mark L., 'Schellenberg on divine hiddenness and religious scepticism', pp. 207-225
Schellenberg, J.L., 'How to be an atheist and a sceptic too: response to McCreary', pp. 227-232
Pruss, Alexander R., 'The ontological argument and the motivational centres of lives', pp. 233-249
Crowe, Benjamin D., 'Religion and the "sensitive branch" of human nature', pp. 251-263

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Volume 46 No 1
Crisp, Oliver D., 'Jonathan Edwards's ontology: a critique of Sang Hyun Lee's dispositional account of Edwardsian metaphysics', pp. 1-20
Himma, Kenneth Einar, 'Plantiga's version of the free-will argument: the good and evil that free beings do', pp. 21-39
Boyd, Gregory A., 'Two ancient (and modern) motivations for ascribing exhaustively definite foreknowledge to God: a historic overview and critical assessment', pp. 41-59
Fairlamb, Horace, 'Sanctifying evidentialism', pp. 61-76
Cordry, Benjamin S., 'A critique of religious fictionalism', pp. 77-89
Eshleman, Andrew, 'Religious fictionalism defended: reply to Cordry', pp. 91-96
Peels, Rik, 'The ethics of belief and Christian faith as commitment to assumptions', pp. 97-107
Zamulinski, Brian, 'Reconciling reason and religion: a response to Peels', pp. 109-113
Helm, Paul, 'God, compatibilism, and the authorship of sin', pp. 115-124

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Religious Studies 45 (2009)

Volume 45 No 4
Scrutton, Anastasia, 'Living like common people: emotion, will, and divine passibility', pp. 373-393
Himma, Kenneth Einar, 'The free-will defence: evil and the moral value of free will', pp. 395-415
Mawson, T.J., 'Mill’s argument against religious knowledge', pp. 417-434
Johnson, David Kyle, 'God, fatalism, and temporal ontology', pp. 435-454
Green, Adam, 'Reading the mind of God (without Hebrew lessons):
Alston, shared attention, and mystical experience', pp. 455-470
Miller, Timothy D., 'On the distinction between creation and conservation: a partial defence of continuous creation', pp. 471-485
Gwiazda, Jeremy, 'Richard Swinburne’s argument to the simplicity of God via the infinite', pp. 487-493
Swinburne, Richard, 'How the divine properties fit together: reply to Gwiazda', pp. 495-498

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Volume 45 No 3
Morriston, Wes, 'What if God commanded something terrible? A worry for divine-command meta-ethics', pp. 249-267
Cook, Daniel J., 'Leibniz on ‘prophets’, prophecy, and revelation', pp. 269-287
Manis, R. Zachary, 'Kierkegaard and divine-command theory: replies to Quinn and Evans', pp. 289-307
Crowe, Benjamin D., 'F.H. Jacobi on faith, or what it takes to be an
irrationalist', pp. 309-324
Larmer, Robert A., 'Interpreting Hume on miracles', pp. 325-338
Simpson, Robert, 'Some moral critique of theodicy is misplaced, but
not all', pp. 339-346
Pruss, Alexander R., 'A Gödelian ontological argument improved', pp. 347-353
Oppy, Graham, 'Pruss’s ontological arguments', pp. 355-363

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Volume 45 No 2
Vander Valk, Frank, 'Friendship, politics, and Augustine’s consolidation of the self', pp. 125-146
Wynn, Mark, 'Towards a broadening of the concept of religious experience: some phenomenological considerations', pp. 147-166
Le Poidevin, Robin, 'Identity and the composite Christ: an incarnational dilemma', pp. 167-186
Smith, A.D., 'Otto’s criticisms of Schleiermacher', pp. 187-204
Knepper, Timothy D., 'Three misuses of Dionysius for comparative
theology', pp. 205-221
Hick, John, 'Response to Knepper', pp. 222-226

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Volume 45 No 1
Cordry, Benjamin S., 'Divine hiddennes and belief de re', pp. 1-19
Corabi, Joseph, 'Intelligent design and theodicy', pp. 21-35
Smith, Donald, 'Lottery puzzles and Jesus’ ‘return’ '', pp. 37-49
Swan, Kyle, 'Hell and divine reasons for action', pp. 51-61
Buckareff, Andrei A. and Allen Plug, 'Escapism, religious luck, and divine reasons for action', pp. 63-72
Lee, Wang-Yen, 'Does Plantinga’s evolutionary argument against
naturalism work?', pp. 73-83
Yang, Eric Timothy, 'Conservation, discontinuous time, and causal
continuity', pp. 85-93
Cameron, Ross P., 'God exists at every (modal realist) world: response to Sheehy', pp. 95-100
Sheehy, Paul, 'Reply to Cameron', pp. 101-104

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