Fideism

[Revised entry by Richard Amesbury on September 21, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] "What indeed has Athens to do with Jerusalem?" (246) This question of the relation
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[Revised entry by Richard Amesbury on September 21, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] "What indeed has Athens to do with Jerusalem?" (246) This question of the relation between reason - here represented by Athens - and faith - represented by Jerusalem - was posed by the church father Tertullian (c.160 - 230 CE), and it remains a central preoccupation among contemporary philosophers of religion. "Fideism" is the name given to that school of...

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