Michael L. Peterson
Michael L. Peterson
Dr. Michael L. Peterson is Professor of Philosophy of Religion. He has written or been senior author in a number of books: Reason and Religious Belief (Oxford University Press); God and Evil: An Introduction to the Issues (HarperCollins/Westview); With All Your Mind: A Christian Philosophy of Education (University of Notre Dame Press); Evil and the Christian God (Baker Books); Philosophy of Education: Issues and Options (InterVarsity Press); Science, Evolution, and Religion: A Debate about Atheism and Theism (with Michael Ruse, Oxford); and Religion and the Biosciences (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). Dr. Peterson launched and continues as the Managing Editor of the prestigious scholarly journal Faith and Philosophy, published at Asbury Theological Seminary.
In 2020, Dr. Peterson also published the book, which is based on the course, C.S. Lewis: His Theology and Philosophy that is in the Institute section on BiblicalTraining.org.
OrganizationAsbury Theological Seminary
- Doctor of Humane Letters (DHL) - Trinity Western University
- Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) - University of New York at Buffalo
- Master of Arts (MA) - University of Kentucky
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Asbury University
Monotheism, Suffering, and Evil (Elements in Religion and Monotheism)
Suffering and evil in the world provide the basis for the most difficult challenge to monotheistic belief. This Element discusses how the three great monotheisms – Judaism,...
C. S. Lewis and the Christian Worldview
C. S. Lewis is one of the most influential and beloved Christian writers of the past century, and interest in him continues to grow as books about his fantasy, fiction, and...
Science, Evolution, and Religion: A Debate about Atheism and Theism
The science-religion debate is a hot topic in academic circles and contemporary culture, and evolution makes the subject particularly contentious. Does modern science tip...
The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings
Of all the issues in the philosophy of religion, the problem of reconciling belief in God with evil in the world arguably commands more attention than any other. For over...
Reason & Religious Belief: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Reason and Religious Belief, now in its fifth edition, explores perennial questions in the philosophy of religion. Drawing from the best in both classical and contemporary...
Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion
Lively debates on controversial and compelling questions in the philosophy of religion — an updated edition of the bestselling title
Building upon the reputation of...