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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited with an introd. by C. F. Delaney.
    SeriesUniversity of Notre Dame studies in the philosophy of religion ; no. 1, University of Notre Dame studies in the philosophy of religion ;, no. 1.
    ContributionsDelaney, C. F. 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .R29
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 168 p. ;
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4430486M
    ISBN 10026801602X, 0268016038
    LC Control Number79063359

    Faith and rationality are two ideologies that exist in varying degrees of conflict or compatibility. Rationality is based on reason or facts. Faith is belief in inspiration, revelation, or word faith sometimes refers to a belief that is held with lack of reason or evidence, a belief that is held in spite of or against reason or evidence, or it can refer to belief based upon a.   Sigmund Freud is most famous for his psychoanalytic school of thought, but he also took a keen interest in religion. As an adult, Freud considered himself an atheist, but his Jewish background and upbringing and background played an important role in the development of his ideas. He even wrote several books focused on the topic of religion.

    This chapter distinguishes six different kinds of rationality which a belief may possess. It may be rational in being probable, given the believer's evidence and his or her inductive criteria; or probable, given the believer's evidence and correct inductive criteria. Or it may be rational in being the result of what the believer regards as adequate investigation, or the result of adequate.   To Understand How Religion Shapes America, Look To Its Early Days From Thomas Jefferson's cut-up Bible to the country's first printed hymnal, the Smithsonian's Religion .

    views of Freud and Nietzsche, on the rationality of religious belief. Freud believes that religion belongs to a childish stage of human evolution with no purpose and that these religious beliefs lack a rational and strong foundation. He thought mature people approach a rational reasoning on religion Freud believes that there is no place for religion in our modern world today since it is already corrupted with . Four waves of religious rationalism. The rationalist attitude quickly spread, its advance forming several waves of general interest and influence. The first wave occurred in England in the form of Deism. Deists accepted the existence of God but spurned supernatural revelation.


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