The Limits of Faith: The Failure of Faith-based Religions and the Solution to the Meaning of Life Muata Ashby

The Limits of Faith: The Failure of Faith-based Religions and the Solution to the Meaning of Life

Author: Muata Ashby
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Book Title
The Limits of Faith: The Failure of Faith-based Religions and the Solution to the Meaning of Life
Author
Muata Ashby
ISBN
9781884564635
Is faith belief in something without proof? And if so is there never to be any proof or discovery? If so what is the need of intellect? If faith is trust in something that is real is that reality historical, literal or metaphorical or philosophical? If knowledge is an essential element in faith why should there by so much emphasis on believing and not on understanding in the modern practice of religion? This volume is a compilation of essays related to the nature of religious faith in the context of its inception in human history as well as its meaning for religious practice and relations between religions in modern times. Faith has come to be regarded as a virtuous goal in life. However, many people have asked how can it be that an endeavor that is supposed to be dedicated to spiritual upliftment has led to more conflict in human history than any other social factor?Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Muata AshbyPublisher: Sema InstitutePublished: 11/01/2008ISBN: 9781884564635Pages: 176Weight: 0.54lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.38d
Is faith belief in something without proof? And if so is there never to be any proof or discovery? If so what is the need of intellect? If faith is trust in something that is real is that reality historical, literal or metaphorical or philosophical? If knowledge is an essential element in faith why should there by so much emphasis on believing and not on understanding in the modern practice of religion? This volume is a compilation of essays related to the nature of religious faith in the context of its inception in human history as well as its meaning for religious practice and relations between religions in modern times. Faith has come to be regarded as a virtuous goal in life. However, many people have asked how can it be that an endeavor that is supposed to be dedicated to spiritual upliftment has led to more conflict in human history than any other social factor?

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Muata Ashby
Publisher: Sema Institute
Published: 11/01/2008
ISBN: 9781884564635
Pages: 176
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.38d
Is faith belief in something without proof? And if so is there never to be any proof or discovery? If so what is the need of intellect? If faith is trust in something that is real is that reality historical, literal or metaphorical or philosophical? If knowledge is an essential element in faith why should there by so much emphasis on believing and not on understanding in the modern practice of religion? This volume is a compilation of essays related to the nature of religious faith in the context of its inception in human history as well as its meaning for religious practice and relations between religions in modern times. Faith has come to be regarded as a virtuous goal in life. However, many people have asked how can it be that an endeavor that is supposed to be dedicated to spiritual upliftment has led to more conflict in human history than any other social factor?

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Muata Ashby
Publisher: Sema Institute
Published: 11/01/2008
ISBN: 9781884564635
Pages: 176
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.38d