By Alvin Plantinga
Recognized around the world as a number one Christian thinker, Plantinga probes what precisely is intended via the declare that non secular -- and in particular Christian -- trust is irrational and can't sensibly be held. He argues that the criticisms of such recognized atheists as Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens are thoroughly mistaken. eventually, Plantinga addresses a number of strength “defeaters” to Christian trust -- pluralism, technology, evil and agony -- and exhibits how they fail to effectively defeat rational Christian belief.
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Knowledge and Christian Belief by Alvin Plantinga