in The Oxford Handbook of Atheism
November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Religion; Alternative Belief Systems; Jainism; Comparative Religion; Philosophy of Religion. 7840 words.
Jains dismiss as delusional the belief in a grace-bestowing creator God, yet approach each day reverentially and prayerfully. This seeming paradox is explored, arguing that Jainism’s...