When Faith Meets Reason
Religion Scholars Reflect on Their Spiritual Journeys
Edited by Charles W. Hedrick
Preface by Robert W. Funk
By (author) Charles W. Hedrick
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When Faith Meets Reason by Charles W. Hedrick
Book DescriptionWhat happens to faith when the creeds and confessions can no longer be squared with historical and empirical evidence? Most critical scholars have wrestled with this question. Some have found ways to reconcile their personal religious belief with the scholarship they practice. Others have chosen to reconstruct their view of religious meaning in light of what they have learned. But most have tended not to share those views in a public forum. And that brings up a second question: At what point does the discrepancy between what I know, or think I know, and what I am willing to say publicly become so acute that my personal integrity is at stake? Being honest about what one thinks has always mattered in critical scholarship. In the pages of "When Faith Meets Reason", thirteen scholars take up the challenge to speak candidly about how they negotiate the conflicting claims of faith and reason, in hopes that their journeys will inspire others to engage in their own search for meaning.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781598150100
(228mm x 154mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Polebridge Press
Publisher: Polebridge Press
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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