TITLE

The Irrational and the Limits of Human Reason

AUTHOR(S)
Leithart, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1991, Issue 15, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the increasing number of books on occultism and sex published as of August 1991. List of books published by the Johns Hopkins University Press; Religious and magical practices which were highlighted in the classic book "Religion and the Decline of Magic," by Keith Thomas; Relative hypotheses expressed by theologians C. S. Lewis, Francis Schaeffer and Cornelius Van Til.
ACCESSION #
17726805

 

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