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Is It Rational to be a Christian?

Can you show that belief in Christianity is irrational without also showing that Christianity is false? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the...

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Reformed Epistemology

Can belief in God be rational without evidence and argument? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion, epistemology, and...

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God and Other Minds

Can belief in God be rational because of something other than arguments and evidence? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion,...

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The Free Will Defense

Can belief in God be rational because of something other than arguments and evidence? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion,...

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Philosophy of Religion — In Animated Form

Alvin Plantinga’s ideas are presented in a visually captivating style in 10 videos created by Notre Dame philosophy professors with a grant from the Templeton Foundation. Topics...

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The Modal Ontological Argument

Is showing that it’s possible that God exists enough to also show that God actually exists? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of...

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Transworld Depravity

What if God cannot guarantee that we always use our free will for good? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion, epistemology,...

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Human Freedom and Divine Foreknowledge

If God knows everything we will do before we do it, can our actions be free? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion,...

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Felix Culpa

In what way might a moral *fall* of humanity be considered fortunate? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion, epistemology,...

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In a Civilized Nation: Newspapers, Magazines, and the Print Revolution in 19th-Century Peru

This exhibit explores the history of newspapers, magazines, and the periodical print revolution in the colony and nation of Peru. It draws on strengths of Rare Books and Special...

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Theologian Randall B. Smith on Thirteenth Century Catholic Preaching

Randall B. Smith is a professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, and was the dCEC’s Myser Visiting Reseach Fellow when he began writing Reading Sermons of...

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Called to Communion

Talks given at the 2017 Notre Dame Fall Conference by Mary Anne Case (University of Chicago) on “Trans Formation in the Vatican’s War on ‘Gender Ideology'”; Pia de Solenni...

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