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Alvin Plantinga Defining Christian Belief

Warranted Christian Belief, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000), p. xii.

Christian belief is produced by a cognitive process (the “internal instigation of the Holy Spirit” [in Aquinas’ words] or the “internal testimony of the Holy Spirit” [in Calvin’s words] functioning properly in an appropriate epistemic environment according to a design plan successfully aimed at truth.