A Tale of Two Stanleys

Jacobs, Alan
June 1994
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1994, Issue 44, p18
Contends that many thoughtful Christians have granted the validity of the Enlightenment's definition of rationality and have then set about trying to defend Christianity according to the demands of that particular philosophical scheme. Information on the Enlightenment's standards of rationality and evidence; Reference to the book "Unleashing the Scripture: Freeing the Bible From Captivity to America," by Stanley Hauerwas; Comparison between post-Enlightenment relativism and perspectivism and the Enlightenment.


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