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On Religious Ambiguity

Robert McKim

in On Religious Diversity

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199774029
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932610 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774029.003.0007
On Religious Ambiguity

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This is an exploration and defense of the idea that human experience is religiously ambiguous. Necessary conditions for there to be ambiguity of any sort are presented. The sort of ambiguity that is exhibited in the area of religion is clarified in a series of stages, and its main ingredients are explained. Then the case is made for the application of this notion of ambiguity in the case of religion.

Keywords: religious ambiguity; ambiguity

Chapter.  10832 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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