Title: Teach Yourself Philosophy of Religion
Author: Thompson, Mel
Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited
The purpose of this introductory textbook to philosophy of religion by Mel Thompson is to introduce key concepts in this area, set out some arguments for and against religious beliefs and point out the limits of rational debate. It is mainly concerned with the interaction between Christian beliefs and Western secular philosophy. The layout of this book is user friendly with plenty of bullet points and text boxes. It is recommended as a reference book for older high school students (16-18) in the philosophy of religion area. This is not to say that younger students with an adequate background in philosophy could not benefit from it.