The Logic of Religion

Jude Dougherty, Ph.D.

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What is religion? How have views of religion changed over the centuries? How can we understand religion in the modern, secular, oftentimes anti-Catholic world? These are some of the fundamental questions we will be considering in this course.

Eight 1-hour Lectures

  1. What is Religion?
  2. Classical Attitudes Toward Religion
  3. Hellenism and Christianity
  4. Early Christian Speculations
  5. Christian Conceptions of Belief
  6. Modern Interpretations of Religion
  7. Immanuel Kant: His Philosophy of Religion
  8. Edith Stein: The Convert in Search of Illumination Assessing the Value of Religion