Sentence Examples

  • It is evident that he carried rationalism in religion to an extent that seems hardly consistent with his position as a priest of the English Church.
  • This rationalism within the Church was a theological manifestation of the intellectual movement known as the Enlightenment (Aufklarung), and must be studied in close connexion with the purely philosophical rationalism already discussed.
  • The real close, however, is the present day - as the result of the .rationalism and science of the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • Seeking to establish for himself a middle position between rationalism and supernaturalism, he declared for a "rational supernaturalism," and contended that there must be a gradual development of Christian doctrine corresponding to the advance of knowledge and science.
  • The obvious way of avoiding the scepticism into which rationalism is thus driven is to revise the assumptions about the nature and postulates of truth which lead to it.

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