And yet when I read him, I realize again that "sophisticated theology" is but a thin veneer of fine words applied over the rickety plywood of unevidenced faith.
Coyne, Jerry (13 December 2011), "Alvin Plantinga: sophisticated theologian?", Why Evolution Is True, retrieved on 2013-02-19
To show that there are natural processes that produce religious belief does nothing, so far, to discredit it; perhaps God designed us in such a way that it is by virtue of those processes that we come to have knowledge of him.Alvin Plantinga
Alvin Plantinga is arguably the greatest philosopher of the last century.Alvin Plantinga
The workings of the man's mind sit there naked and exposed, and all the stripped gears and misaligned cogs and broken engines of his misperception are there for easy examination. Read it, and you'll wonder how a man so confused could have acquired such a high reputation; you might even think that philosophy has been Sokaled.Alvin Plantinga