From Library Journal
In May 1985, Flew, a prominent philosophical critic of theism, and Habermas, professor of Apologetics and Philosophy at Liberty University (Virginia), debated the issue of the resurrection. This book contains the transcript of the debate and related material. Flew argues from a basically Humean position that the establishment of a miracle is extremely difficult; he then attacks the specific evidence brought forward to support the claim of resurrection. Habermas relies heavily on Biblical evidence, e.g., the "eyewitness" accounts. Some interesting, though standard, issues are discussed, but the interchange is sometimes repetitive and the debaters at cross-purposes; Flew is not at his best. For larger religion collections. Richard Hogan, Philosophy Dept., Southeastern Massachusetts Univ., N. Dartmouth
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About the Author
Gary Habermas is author of 'Ancient Evidence for the Life of Jesus: Historical Records of His Death and Resurrection' 'The Resurrection of Jesus' and 'The Verdict on the Shroud' He teaches at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Antony Flew, a professor emeritus at Kiele University is author of 'The Presumption of Atheism' 'New Essays in Philosophical Theology' 'God and Philosophy' and 'A Rational Animal' Terry L. Miethe is dean of the Oxford Study Centre, Oxford, England, professor of philosophy at Liberty University, and an adjunct professor at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He is the author of 'The New Christian's Guide to Following Jesus' and 'The Christian's Guide to Faith and Reason'
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