Loving Wisdom

A Guide to Philosophy and Christian Faith

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Paul Copan
  • Grand Rapids, MI: 
    Eerdmans
    , April
     2020.
     288 pages.
     $29.99.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9780802875471.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

A guide to Christian philosophy that engages with the biblical story

As human beings, we all qualify as philosophers, and Paul Copan contends that we take a position of trust (faith) shaped by philosophical stances but also personal heart commitments (worldviews). In this thoroughly revised and expanded second edition of Loving Wisdom, Copan explores philosophy of religion from a distinctively evangelical Christian perspective—biblically grounded, informed by apologetics, and engaging with questions about universal human longings. 

Copan presents a distinctively and deliberately biblical philosophy of religion in Loving Wisdom, addressing a wide range of topics and questions as they arise in the metanarrative of scripture. He acknowledges the difficulties, mystery, and disagreements in “religion,” while attempting to show how the Christian faith does a much more adequate job of responding to a wide range of challenges as well as addressing our deepest human yearnings. With discussion questions for each chapter and an accessible approach, Loving Wisdom is ideal for the classroom or small groups.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Paul Copan is a Christian theologian, analytic philosopher, apologist, and author. He is the Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has written and edited thirty- five books in the area of philosophy of religion, apologetics, theology, science & religion, and the historical Jesus. He has contributed many articles to professional journals and has written many essays for edited books.

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