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HOW TO BE AN ATHEIST: WHY MANY SKEPTICS AREN’T SKEPTICAL ENOUGH, by Mitch Stokes
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author Mitch Stokes (PhD, Notre Dame) is a senior fellow of philosophy at New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. In addition to studying philosophy under world-renowned philosopher Alvin Plantinga, Stokes holds degrees in religion and mechanical engineering, and holds five patents in aeroderivative…
GOD WITHOUT PARTS: DIVINE SIMPLICITY AND THE METAPHYSICS OF GOD’S ABSOLUTENESS, by James E. Dolezal
A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance About the Author James E. Dolezal is a Research Fellow at the Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Introduction The doctrine of divine simplicity has a long pedigree in the history of the church, but it is…
YOU ARE WHAT YOU LOVE: THE SPIRITUAL POWER OF HABIT, by James K. A. Smith
A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance Author Notes James K.A. Smith (Ph.D., Villanova University) is professor of philosophy at Calvin College, where he also holds the Gary and Henrietta Myker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview. He is the editor of Comment Magazine. Smith has authored or edited many books. …
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