Where the Conflict Really Lies

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Philosopher Alvin Plantinga’s 2011 book, Where the Conflict Really Lies, makes a case for the reasonableness of religious belief. As the publisher summary says, “The theme of this short book is that the conflict between science and theistic religion is actually superficial, and that at a deeper level they are in concord.” The book considers topics such as evolution, evolutionary psychology, analysis of scripture, and the scientific study of religion. You can read a summary of the different sections on Oxford University Press’s website, or try this 4-minute video to learn about a few of his key ideas.

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