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Trusting others, trusting God : concepts of belief, faith and rationality

Author: Sheela Pawar
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009.
Series: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
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Trusting Others, Trusting God is an investigation of the concepts of moral and religious trust. The question of why or how it is rational to trust anyone has been the typical focus of philosophers, with an underlying assumption that trust must be justified. In most cases, trust (even - or perhaps especially religious trust) is portrayed as irrational. Sheela Pawar argues that a grammatical investigation of the  Read more...
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Pawar, Sheela, 1965-
Trusting others, trusting God.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2009
(DLC) 2009017749
(OCoLC)320524707
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheela Pawar
ISBN: 9780754697411 075469741X 0754640523 9780754640523
OCLC Number: 498499705
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 170 p.)
Contents: Preface --
Trust, rationality, and utility --
Religious trust and utility --
Trusting others : suspicion --
Trust and primitive reactions --
Faith --
Secular trust.
Series Title: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
Responsibility: Sheela Pawar.
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