Title: Logic of the Heart, The: Augustine, Pascal, and the Rationality of Faith
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Baker Academic March 2009
0801035996 / 9780801035999
Seller ID: 20091116164549
Philosopher James R. Peters defends the reasonableness of the Christian faith in "The Logic of the Heart." He paves a middle road between the Enlightenment's worship of reason and postmodernism's emphasis on freedom and self-rule. He delves into the thought of theologian St. Augustine and philosopher-mathematician Blaise Pascal and engages the skeptic David Hume, who argued against the possibility of miracles. Throughout this process, Peters provides an alternative to postmodern thought as well as the widespread New Atheism. This work is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in philosophy of religion and historical theology. Since Peters writes in nontechnical language, readers interested in the relationship between faith and reason will also benefit from "The Logic of the Heart."