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Evidences of the Christian Religion, with Additional Discourses . . . by Addison, Joseph (1672-1719)

Although he was a celebrated playwright during the 18th century, modern English speakers remember Joseph Addison for his perfection of the English essay as a genre in his magazine, The Spectator.

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Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course of Nature to Which Are Added, Two Brief Dissertations by Butler, Joseph (1692-1752)

Butler, a respected clergyman and philosopher himself, influenced some of the greatest English-speaking thinkers of his time, including David Hume, Thomas Reid, and Adam Smith.

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Orthodoxy by Chesterton, Gilbert Keith (1874-1936)

An influential Christian author of the 20th century, G.K. Chesterton wrote Orthodoxy as a defense of the Christian faith. Meant to be a companion to Chesterton's Heretics, Orthodoxy constructs an "alternative philosophy" to the philosophies of the time.

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Evidence of Christianity by Paley, William (1743-1805)

, Paley argues for the truth of Christianity by providing his readers with evidence in favor of the Bible's authenticity and the existence of God and miracles.

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Warranted Christian Belief by Plantinga, Alvin (1932-)

"This book is about the intellectual or rational acceptability of Christian belief." So writes Alvin Plantinga in the first line of the preface to his book, Warranted Christian Belief.

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