Is it anti-intellectual to believe in God?
- The eternal return of the everybody-for-himself shaman. A fable. Hamayon, Roberte N. // Diogenes;1994, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p99
Focuses on the dependence of people on the supernatural world. Dominance of the church over the faithful; Different gods; Belief in spirits; Questioning the good Christian God; Freedom of people to choose their own gods.
- How can I know I�ve perceived God? Mawson, T. // International Journal for Philosophy of Religion;Apr2005, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p105
In this paper I argue that a necessary condition of one�s perceiving God is that an experience of the right phenomenological sort be caused in one �directly enough� by God and - bypassing the issue of what is necessary for an experience to be of the right phenomenological sort - discuss...
- THE WORD. McCorry, Vincent P. // America;11/14/1959, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p219
The article focuses on the reasoning in religious faith. It states that the relationship between faith and reason is complex and extensive cultivation of the human intellect has possible effect of dampening or ruining religious beliefs. It is also noted that Saint Paul, Saint Augustine, and...
- I'm a Believer. Miller, Mike // Credit Union Magazine;May2004, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p30
Shares the author's beliefs in life. Belief in magic; Power of the human mind and the potential of the human spirit; Belief in courage and valor; Belief in artistry; Belief in honesty, integrity and ethics.
- Can God Be Trusted? Guleserian, T. // Philosophical Studies;Dec2001, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p293
Focuses on the relation between humans and a perfect being with emphasis on trust. Claim that trust in God requires the trustor to believe that God has the capacity to violate that trust; Suggestion that both divine immutability and almightiness is a requirement of Christian belief.
- Faith Shunning Validation. Matheson, David // International Journal for Philosophy of Religion;Jun2005, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p169
There is a Barthian objection to the project of natural validation theology (i.e. to the attempt to establish, on purely natural bases, whether God exists) according to which, far from being required to engage in the project, the theologian is required to abstain from engaging in it. By...
- Science and Religion: Drawing the Line. Talavera, Isidoro // Forum on Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table;2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 2, Special section p1
Areas exist where theistic religion and modern science are clearly not compatible, but demarcation for the defender of the faith may get blurred. In this essay, I provide some overriding reasons why modern science should not be characterized by the religious believer as a religion, faith, and/or...
- Paying for college. // Christian Science Monitor;5/21/98, Vol. 90 Issue 123, p17
Relates how pursuing righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience and meekness can enrich our lives and provide for all that we need, according to Christian Science. What it means to seek and pursue these things; Trusting in God's provision; Exemplifying these traits in our lives; The...
- Do you have doubts? // Christian Science Monitor;6/25/96, Vol. 88 Issue 147, p17
Stresses the importance of believing in God. Help from the Christian Science group; Evidence to prove the existence of God; God's nature.