by Igor Gudyma1
1 Mariupol State University (Mariupol, Ukraine)
Received: 3 February 2022 / Accepted: 20 March 2022 / Published: 10 October 2022
The purpose of this article is related to the study of the ideas of the modern Christian theologian Richard Swinburne; in addition, attention is drawn to the fundamentals of the new theistic cosmology proposed by the theologian. The author mainly focused on studying the most general provisions of the Christian religious-theological paradigm developed by Swinburne. The author was also interested in identifying and interpreting the problem of a convincing justification of faith. The main result of the study of the problem was the conclusion that the idea of a new theistic cosmology developed by the theologian is carried out by Richard Swinburne from the standpoint of probabilism, based on the selection of inductive evidence for the existence of God; all this should ultimately demonstrate the proper likelihood of the central position of the religious worldview – “God exists.”
Keywords: God, theology, science, miracle
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