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Common Faith

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ISBN-10: 0300186118

ISBN-13: 9780300186116

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: John Dewey, Thomas Alexander

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In A Common Faith, eminent American philosopher John Dewey calls for the “emancipation of the true religious quality” from the heritage of dogmatism and supernaturalism that he believes characterizes historical religions. He describes how the depth of religious experience and the creative role of faith in the resources of experience to generate meaning and value can be cultivated without making cognitive claims that complete with or contend with scientific ones. What Dewey advocates is “faith in the common” as the ground of meaning. In a new introduction, Dewey scholar Thomas Alexander contextualizes the text for students and scholars by providing an overview of Dewey and his philosophy,…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/27/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English

Introduction
Religion Versus the Religious
Faith and Its Object
The Human Abode of the Religious Function