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By Edward R. Wierenga

The character of God explores a perennial challenge within the philosophy of faith. Drawing upon advancements in philosophy, such a lot significantly these in philosophical common sense, Edward R. Wierenga examines the conventional divine attributes of omnipotence, omniscience, eternity, timelessness, immutability, and goodness. His philosophically defensible formulations of the character of God are in accord with the perspectives of classical theists. the writer presents an account of every of the divine attributes by way of pointing out in modern phrases what such classical theists as Augustine, Anselm, and Aquinas wrote concerning the nature of God; he then seeks to figure out even if it is easy to safeguard the ascription of conventional divine attributes to God opposed to philosophical objections.Clearly written and complete, the character of God incorporates a wealth of illuminating and unique fabric on a critical subject within the philosophy of faith

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