Does belief in god require evidence?

 

****1200-1500 words ****MLA

Recall Clifford’s evidentialist argument from Module 2 and contrast Clifford’s position with one of the nonevidealist positions encountered in  Module 5. Decide which position, evidentialism or nonevidentialism, more closely aligns with your own point of view and argue for that position.

 

Textbooks:  Saint Leo University. Encountering the Real. 2013 ed. New York: Cengage Custom. Print. ISBN: 978-1-285-55349-8

 

1. Read Clifford, “The Ethics of Belief”

 

2. Read Mackie, “Evil and Omnipotence”; Plantinga, “The Free Will Defense”; Hick, “Evil and Soul-Making”; Rowe, “The Inductive Argument from Evil Against the Existence of God”