A Reformed Disagreement: Critique of Plantinga’s Religious Exclusivism

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Interreligious Dialogue, Mashhad, Iran, 17 - 18 January 2024, pp.5-6

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Mashhad
  • Country: Iran
  • Page Numbers: pp.5-6
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


In a world marked by religious diversity, Alvin Plantinga’s seminal work, “A Defense of Religious Exclusivism,” offers a compelling philosophical perspective on the contentious issue of religious exclusivism. This paper encapsulates Plantinga’s core arguments and their implications for shedding light on whether religious exclusivism is rational on the one hand, and whether it has potential for fostering respectful interfaith engagement on the other