An Objection to Paul’s Reading on Christianity

Javad Ayar; Majid Mollayousefi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 1-25

  In history of Christianity, from the latter half of second century, a version of Christianity pervaded that is known today as Pauline interpretation of Christianity. Paul, whose original name was Sh'aul, was born in the town of Tarsus, Cilicia (in modern Turkey), of Jewish parents belonging to the tribe ...  Read More

Analyzing the Conceptual Elements of Religion

Seyyed Hossein Hosseini

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 27-50

  One of the most challenging questions in religion studies especially philosophy of religion is to give a definition of religion and its basic elements.This paper after give a definition of religion, examine its benefits and disadvantages. Pay attention to three areas ‘beliefs’, ‘practices’ ...  Read More

Religious Epistemology and the Scope of Foundational Propositions; Considering and Criticizing a View in Well-Formed Epistemology

Rohollah Ramezani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 51-97

  A main part of contemporary religious epistemology consists of debates on the problem of validity of evidentialism. Generally contemporary epistemology tends to refuse evidentialism because this view establishes a stricter measure for justification. Most important reaction to this view can be seen in ...  Read More

Timelessness Interpretation of God’s Eternity

Mohammad Saeedi Mehr

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 69-88

  God’s eternity is an important discussion in contemporary western philosophy of religion. Greeks and medieval scholastics mainly explain the God’s eternity as being but for some modern thinkers it means. Accordingly God’s eternity in contemporary philosophy of religion have two different ...  Read More

Plantinga and Logical Problem of Evil

Rahman Sharifzadeh; Seyyed Mohammad Ali Hojati

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 89-103

  Logical problem of evil, proposed by J.L. Mackie, consists in inconsistency between God’s being omnipotent and omniscient and Wholly good and there being evil in the world. In order to solve this problem, Alvin Plantinga appeals to human freedom and transworld depravity. He wants to show that because ...  Read More

Materialistic Arguments of Richard Dawkins about God and Evolution

Alireza Farrokhi Balajadeh; AmirAbbas Alizamani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 105-128

  The English biologist and philosopher, Richard Dawkins, claims that the basic rules of physics in beginning of the universe and then evolution of vital complicated creatures and complexities, specifically human being, have been emerged by chance. He suggests two argument for his view; In his ‘simplicity ...  Read More

Explanation of Technology Foundation on the Conquest of Creation’s View

Mohammad Reza Nili Ahmadabadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 129-149

  The progression of agricultural, industrial and post-industrial stages in human, s life is caused by development of technology. The success of civilization is dues by impact of technology on individual and social life and as well on material and spiritual dimensions. The greatness of Islamic civilization ...  Read More