The Resource Existential reasons for belief in God : a defense of desires & emotions for faith, Clifford Williams

Existential reasons for belief in God : a defense of desires & emotions for faith, Clifford Williams

Label
Existential reasons for belief in God : a defense of desires & emotions for faith
Title
Existential reasons for belief in God
Title remainder
a defense of desires & emotions for faith
Statement of responsibility
Clifford Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Philosopher Clifford Williams puts forth an argument as to why certain needs, desires and emotions have a legitimate place in drawing people into faith in God. Addressing the strongest objections to these types of reasons, he shows how the personal and experiential aspects of belief play an important part in coming to faith and in remaining a believing person
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Clifford
Index
index present
LC call number
BT771.3
LC item number
.W55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Faith
  • Christianity and existentialism
  • Emotions
  • Apologetics
Label
Existential reasons for belief in God : a defense of desires & emotions for faith, Clifford Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: need and reason -- Existential needs -- The existential argument for believing in God -- Objection one: the existential argument does not guarantee truth -- Objection two: the existential argument justifies belief in any kind of god -- Objection three: not everyone feels existential needs -- Objection four: existential needs can be satisfied without faith -- Faith and emotion -- Pursuing faith
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780830838998
Lccn
2010040608
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)666492839
  • (OCoLC)ocn666492839
Label
Existential reasons for belief in God : a defense of desires & emotions for faith, Clifford Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: need and reason -- Existential needs -- The existential argument for believing in God -- Objection one: the existential argument does not guarantee truth -- Objection two: the existential argument justifies belief in any kind of god -- Objection three: not everyone feels existential needs -- Objection four: existential needs can be satisfied without faith -- Faith and emotion -- Pursuing faith
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780830838998
Lccn
2010040608
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)666492839
  • (OCoLC)ocn666492839

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