Logic in Theology and Other Essays

Bell & Daldy, 1859
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Overview

In this collection of essays, English polymath Isaac Taylor demonstrates the effect of the Enlightenment on how Western people approach faith. “Logic in Theology” helps Christian approach abstract theology when the prevailing philosophical perspectives are dominated by natural science and empirical research. Taylor also discusses other pertinent themes in theology for the modern age. His essays provide keen insight into the religious and philosophical environment of nineteenth-century England, as well as significant scholarship on significant historical figures in Christian theology.

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Key Features

  • Demonstrates the effect of the Enlightenment on how Western people approach faith
  • Helps Christians approach abstract theology in a culture dominated by empiricism
  • Provides keen insight into the religious and philosophical environment of nineteenth-century England

Contents

  • Logic in Theology
  • The State of Unitarianism in England
  • Nilus: The Christian Courtier in the Desert
  • Paula: High Quality and Asceticism in the Fourth Century
  • Theodosius: Pagan Usages and the Christian Magistrate
  • Julian: Prohibitive Education
  • “Without Controversy”

Product Details

About Isaac Taylor

Isaac Taylor (1787–1865) was an English philosopher, historian, scientist, and artist. He served as the editor of the Eclectic Review and wrote many books, including Wesley, and Methodism and History of the Transmission of Ancient Books to Modern Times.

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