W7238
Faith, Reason and God

The unit Faith, Reason and God takes a logical analytical approach to issues within the philosophy of religion, for example, the question of suffering, the question of God’s existence.  It is an elective unit and may form part of a Major in Philosophy.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Humanities in the Christian Tradition

Sub Discipline

Philosophy

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

W7116 Logic and Critical Thinking

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Identify the philosophical presuppositions of Christian faith and practice
  2. Analyse the challenges to religious faith and practice that arise in contemporary culture
  3. Engage critically with arguments in significant philosophical texts
  4. Compare and contrast different accounts of the relationship between religious faith and human reasoning
  5. Apply philosophical reasoning to questions of religious faith.
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