How Real People Believe: A Defense of Reformed Epistemology

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007

The primary obstacle to belief in God is moral rather than intellectual.
Suppose a stranger, let's call him David, sends you a note that declares that your wife is cheating on you. No pictures are included, no dates or times, no names. Just the assertion of your wife's unfaithfulness. You have had already fifteen good, and so far as you know, faithful years with your wife. Her behavior hasn't changed dramatically in the past few years. Except for David's allegation, you have no reason to believe there has been a breach in the relation-ship. What should you do? Confront her with what you take to be the ...

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