Faith Within Reason
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Faith Within Reason

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Is it possible to think about religious beliefs philosophically? Should religious beliefs be viewed as a flight from reason or as capable of rational support? Can theologians learn from philosophers? Can philosophers learn from theologians? Is it possible to be both a good Christian and a good thinker? Can there be such a thing as reasonable faith?

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Paperback, 184 pages
Published March 10th 2007 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published January 10th 2007)
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Cj Guth
McCabe is very insightful, but perhaps sometimes not especially precise/rigorous (choose your metaphor). Nevertheless, I find myself turning again and again to a few of the writings in here (e.g. the sermon on "Forgiveness") with increasing appreciation.
Colin Heber-Percy
Is McCabe the greatest Dominican since Thomas?
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Herbert McCabe was a much loved member of the English Province of the Dominican Order of Preachers. He was born on the 2nd August 1928 and studied chemistry and philosophy before joining the Dominicans in 1949.

“Faith seeking understanding” guided him through his life’s vocation - the study and teaching of the writings of St Thomas Aquinas. His work as a student chaplain led to the publication of...more
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