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Taking Pascal's wager : faith, evidence and the abundant life

Author: Michael Rota
Publisher: Downers Grove (IL) : IVP Academic, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blaise Pascal's wager argues that since there is much to gain and relatively little to lose, the wise decision is to seek a relationship with God and live a Christian life. Michael Rota explores the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Filosofi di lingua francese. Generalità e filosofi fino al 1920
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rota
ISBN: 9780830851362 0830851364
OCLC Number: 1203500214
Description: 248 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: Uncertainty and Commitment 1. A Curious Offer 2. Pascal?s Wager: The Basic Argument3. Objections to the Wager: Moral Reservations and the Cost of Commitment4. Objections to the Wager: Other Religions and Christianity Part II: Evidence 5. Where Did Physical Things Come From? 6. Why Is the Universe Just Right for Life?7. A Primer on Probability8. God and the Multiverse9. The Beauty and Existential Resonance of Christianity10. Counterevidence: Divine Hiddenness and Evil11. Historical Evidence for Christianity: The Resurrection12. Miracle or Myth? Part III: Saying Yes to God 13. Dietrich Bonhoeffer14. Jean Vanier15. Immaculee Ilibagiza Conclusion: Taking the WagerNotesAuthor IndexSubject IndexScripture Index
Responsibility: Michael Rota.
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