It is an excellent book in philosophy.
It is also highly recommended because Mackie also tries to examine the marginal arguments for Theism made by Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, William James, and Pascal.
Despite its subtle attractiveness, however, I tend to agree with Mackie that something does quite feel right about it.
This book is by far my favorite among the throngs of books vying for your attention in the god debate. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Expendable
Mackie argues compellingly against traditional theism here. What I loved most, though, was the accessibility of his writing and his fairness and graciousness to the side of theism. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Conan
The Miracle of Theism: Arguments for and against the existence of God by J.L. Mackie, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1982, 278 ff. Read morePublished on July 6, 2012 by Dr. H. A. Jones
This is one of the most admirable literature of philosophy of religion that J.L. Mackie has contributed before his death at 1981. Read morePublished on December 9, 2011 by Philonous
The Miracle of Theism is a surprisingly up to date examination of arguments for and against God. Despite being published in 1982, many of the topics, like the cosmological... Read morePublished on November 16, 2011 by Nolan
The purchase was very simple, and they had the available book, the times and delivery of the product was made under the engaged conditions. Read morePublished on September 6, 2010 by José
Two stars are not to disencourage anyone to read the book, but due to philosophical understanding of reason the author supports. Read morePublished on August 21, 2009 by Born to Lose
The subtitle of this book pretty much sums it up: Arguments for and against the Existence of God. Specifically, Mackie presents detailed discussions on the ontological argument,... Read morePublished on October 15, 2007 by J. Stewart
In "The Miracle of Theism" J.L. Mackie examines the arguments for and against the existence of God from an atheistic perspective. Read morePublished on November 1, 2005 by Reader From Aurora