This Companion offers an overview of the beliefs, doctrines, and practices of the key philosophical concepts at the heart of Christian theology. The sixteen chapters, commissioned specially for this volume, are written by an internationally recognized team of scholars and examine topics such as the Trinity, God's necessary existence, simplicity, omnipotence, omniscience, omnipresence, goodness, eternity and providence, the incarnation, resurrection, atonement, sin and salvation, the problem of evil, church rites, revelation and miracles, prayer, and the afterlife. Written in n-technical, accessible language, they t only offer a synthesis of scholarship on these topics but also suggest questions and topics for further investigation.
Charles Taliaferro is professor of philosophy at St. Olaf's College in Minnesota. He is the author and editor of several books, including Evidence and Faith: Philosophy and Religion since the Seventeenth Century and Aesthetics: A Beginner's Guide. Chad Meister is Professor of Philosophy at Bethel College in Indiana. He is the author, most recently, of the forthcoming Philosophy of Religion and Evil: A Guide for the Perplexed, among many other titles that he has authored, co-authored, and edited.