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Is Alvin Plantinga a Crypto-Evidentialist?

September 21, 2011

Does one need evidence to be justified in believing in God? Those who answer “yes” are typically called “evidentialists.” Famously, Alvin Plantinga argues for a resounding “NO” to this question. Dr. Dougherty, however, will argue that subtle themes in Plantinga’s writings suggest otherwise–that Plantinga is a “crypto-evidentialist,” or maybe even a not-so-cryptic one.