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The use of reason in matters of religion

Randolph, Thomas

The use of reason in matters of religion

stated and explain"d in a sermon preached before the University of Oxford, at St. Peter"s in the East on Sunday, Mar. 7. 1762. By Thomas Randolph, ...

by Randolph, Thomas

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Published by printed at the Theatre; and sold by J. Fletcher, Oxford; and J. Fletcher, London in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6619, no. 01.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination29,[3]p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16840549M

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Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions, delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our champions a society in which religion is once again treasured and authentically practiced as the vital source of human wisdom. The Office Of Reason In Religion The Editor S Preface Signed F B W I E Francis B Wright Author: John CLARKE (D.D., Pastor of the First Church in Boston, Mass.) ISBN: BL:A

What would a more liberal commentator have to say on these matters, I wondered? After all, someone like Smith, author of the bestselling The World's Religions, would be more likely to receive a sympathetic ear from the more reasonable quarters of the public and the media. Reading the book, I was surprised at how familiar it sounded. Reason is based rests on a foundation of faith that the universe is comprehensible by logic. There is no a priori rule that says the universe has to be rational, understandable, or even knowable. We are assuming that it is, and testing it to see w.


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Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. The Use And Extent Of Reason In Matters Of Religion: A Sermon Preached Before The University Of Oxford, At St. Mary's, On Tuesday In Whitsun-week, June 8.

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The Use And Extent Of Reason In Matters Of Religion: A Sermon Preached Before The University Of Oxford, At St. Mary's. A seasonable discourse of the right use and abuse of reason in matters of religion.

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By Philologus ()Author: Philologus. In An Essay on the Use and Abuse of Reason, In Matters of Religion, Witsius explains the controversy that surrounds reason and logic in clearly examines foundational issues, such as the definition of reason and how religion is used to determine truth and reality.

This short treatise discusses the place of reason in religion and how believers relate to God and spiritual matters. Certainly from reason. In admitting doctrines contrary to reason from the belief that God has revealed them, we are induced to do so by some kind of consideration which appears rational to the mind.

The attempt to check ratiocination, or to destroy the authority of reason in matters of religion, can only be made by an effort of reason. The use of reason in matters of religion. The power of man to do the will of God.

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Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. that between science and religion. It suggests reason and religion are perpetually in conflict.

why it matters in fight over. and yet others doubt whether religion as a subject matter even exists to be studied. My own field of sociology of religion seems like it could use the re-ergizing of a better theoretical vision that stimulates new work. So en although today we all need to understand religion well, the available theo-retical resources may not be up to the task.

If I have a book that understands for me, a pastor who has a conscience for me, a physician who decides my diet, and so forth, I need not trouble myself.

The private use of reason, capable of correctly using their own reason in religious matters with assurance and free from outside direction. But on the other hand, we have clear. “Why Religion?” — a counterpoint of sorts to Huston Smith’s “Why Religion Matters” () — moves freely among the intimate details of Pagels’s life, her marriage to the brilliant.

Huston Smith's Why Religion Matters is, at its core, the author's personal apologetic of a third-millennium mystical spirituality loosely rooted in one and more of humanity's great religious traditions.

Despite the book's title, the text is more spiritual and personal than it is sociological or from a /5(50). Distinguished scholar of Christianity Elaine Pagels sets out to explain why religion is still around today, through the lens of her lived tragedies — the deaths of her son and husband 30 years ago.

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Reflexions upon Mr. Toland's book, called Christianity not mysterious: with some considerations about the use of reason in matters of religion. In a letter to a friend. 5. Given all this, it seems a reasonable conclusion does that religion does matter for society and civilization and for the individual human too.

The question then is, not whether religion matters, but how it matters, for the aspects of religion that come into play in society and in the behavior of individuals are what really matter. Furthermore, many religious people recognize that the reason for specific rituals isn’t some immature hope that God will repay them.

In actuality, there’s a deep beauty involved in religion that reaches beyond a simple-minded, binary notion of true or false. Religion offers a unique framework for the individual and community alike.