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    What role does faith play in religious belief? Is faith unreasonable? Why or why not?

    Faith is the acceptance of ideals which are not logically demonstrable. Kant for example wanted "to remove knowledge in order to make room for faith".

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    Faith is the acceptance of ideals which are not logically demonstrable. Kant for example wanted "to remove knowledge in order to make room for faith". For Kant therefore, faith is the acceptance of the postulates or articles of practical reason like the existence of the Summum Bonum (God) and the immortality of the soul. So even though faith is theoretically indemonstrable, it is nevertheless necessarily ...

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    What role does faith play in religious belief? Is faith unreasonable? Why or why not? The argument here is that faith is a voluntary act referring to things that are beyond the capacity of reason to prove. Statements that are capable of demonstrable proof are not objects of faith. But there can also be evidence for faith.

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