Alvin Plantinga is the most influential figure in recent philosophy of religion. He is often credited with having restored the respectability of theism among analytic philosophers. Although coming from a Calvinist tradition, he now teaches at Notre Dame.Web Resources -- click below for
These exercises deal with a small book that Plantinga wrote for beginners. Part I of the book criticizes arguments against the existence of God, especially the "problem of evil" argument. Part II discusses arguments in favor of the existence of God and defends a form of the ontological argument.
These summaries and problems deal with the Introduction and Part I of Plantinga's God, Freedom, and Evil (Harper & Row, New York, 1974). These exercise materials are copyrighted (c) 1998 by Harry J. Gensler but may be distributed freely.
Some articles by Plantinga: