Brief Biography of
Jeffrey Jordan is a professor of philosophy at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Pascal's Wager: Pragmatic Arguments and Belief in God (published in 2006 by the Clarendon Press of Oxford University), which argues that it is both permissible and wise to believe in God even if one lacks strong evidence. He is the past president of the Society for the Philosophy of Religion, and is on the editorial boards of the International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies. He is currently at work on two book projects, one on the problem of evil, and the other on the moral relevance of the foundational principles of liberal democratic polity to the debate over same-sex marriage.