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Religion and Public Reasons by John Finnis

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The essays in Religion and Public Reasons seek to argue for, and illustrate, a central element of John Finnis's theory of natural law: that the main tenets of personal and political morality, and of a good legal order, are taught both by reason (arguments accessible to everyone) and by authentic divine revelation (teachings accessible to all who have a reasonable faith in its witnesses).The author's main books each include arguments for rejecting atheism and agnosticism; several papers here take up these arguments and indicate ways in which they open onto the reasonable grounds for accepting that more about God's nature, and about the meaning of Creation (including ongoing natural evolution), is disclosed by the revelation carried far forward among the Jewish people, and given definitive form by the Jews and Greeks who assembled in the universal Church, as witnesses of Christ,to carry forward that revelation into our present.

This book is in excellent condition. The paper cover is only slightly creased in the bottom, inner corners, yet despite this, the book looks as good as new.

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Author(s):
John Finnis
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
6.5x9.4 inches
Edition:
Volume V
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
019958009X
ISBN-13:
9780199580095
Number of pages:
421
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays: Volume V

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The essays in Religion and Public Reasons seek to argue for, and illustrate, a central element of John Finnis's theory of natural law: that the main tenets of personal and political morality, and of a good legal order, are taught both by reason (arguments accessible to everyone) and by authentic divine revelation (teachings accessible to all who have a reasonable faith in its witnesses).The author's main books each include arguments for rejecting atheism and agnosticism; several papers here take up these arguments and indicate ways in which they open onto the reasonable grounds for accepting that more about God's nature, and about the meaning of Creation (including ongoing natural evolution), is disclosed by the revelation carried far forward among the Jewish people, and given definitive form by the Jews and Greeks who assembled in the universal Church, as witnesses of Christ,to carry forward that revelation into our present.

This book is in excellent condition. The paper cover is only slightly creased in the bottom, inner corners, yet despite this, the book looks as good as new.

Author(s):
John Finnis
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
6.5x9.4 inches
Edition:
Volume V
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
019958009X
ISBN-13:
9780199580095
Number of pages:
421
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays: Volume V

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