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The existence of God and the faith-instinct

Howard P. Kainz

The existence of God and the faith-instinct

by Howard P. Kainz

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Published by Susquehanna University Press in Selinsgrove .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementHoward P. Kainz
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT103 .K35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24579868M
ISBN 109781575911434
LC Control Number2010012061
OCLC/WorldCa574971234

  Editor’s note: This essay is excerpted from Dr. Kainz’s recent book, The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct (Associated University Presses, ). The image above is of Joseph Smith painted by an unknown artist in Free of jargon and partisanship, The Faith Instinct is full of fascinating and up-to-the- minute scientific discoveries." -Jonathan Haidt, author of The Happiness Hypothesis "With his new book, New York Times science reporter Nicholas Wade positions himself as a serious challenger to Steven Pinker for the title of Best Living Popularizer of the.

Religious instinct has been theorized by some scholars as a part of human nature - support for such a position being found in the fact that (as Talcott Parsons put it) “there is no known human society without something which modern social scientists would classify as religion”.. Theologians however have questioned the utility of an approach to religion by way of a so-called instinct. The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct. Howard P. Kainz. Responding to the rash of books supporting a "new atheism" in recent years, some excellent rebuttals and refutations by Berlinski, Novak, Hart, Day, and others have also been published.

The Two Religions of the Koran HOWARD KAINZ is required. For example, The Kafirs among the People of the Book and the idolaters will burn for eternity in the Fire of Hell. Of all the created beings, they are the most despicable. He is the author of many books, including The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct, Natural Law: A.   The Faith Instinct is a book for students. It deserves more time and care than what I can give it in just one week. It deserves more time and care than what I can give it in just one week. Nicholas Wade tries to keep an inoffensive, factual tone throughout the book but the conclusions are uncomfortable and challenging to any uncompromising or.


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The present book, however, is not a continuation of these critical salvos against the likes of Dawkins, Hitchens, Dennett, and Harris, but engages in a fresh reexamination of several important aspects of the "God-question," along with an exploration of the theory of the "faith-instinct"a theory that emerges from a respectably long tradition Author: Howard P.

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[Howard P Kainz] -- Responding to the rash of books supporting a "new atheism" in recent years, some excellent rebuttals and refutations by Berlinski, Novak, Hart, Day, and others have also been published.

The present. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The existence of God --The problem of evil --The characteristics of God --Faith --The faith-instinct --Faith: proper and improper objects --The wider orbit of faith in the sibility.

The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Books against religion and belief in God are plentiful in our day and often make the best-seller lists.

Witness the success of Richard Dawkins’s The God Illusion, Christopher Hitchens’s God is Not Great, Daniel Dennett’s Breaking the Spell, and Sam Harris’s Letters to a Christian a particular handicap of such books, and of atheism in general, is that it is impossible to.

The present book, however, is not a continuation of these critical salvos against the likes of Dawkins, Hitchens, Dennett, and Harris, but engages in a fresh reexamination of several important aspects of the "God-question," along with an exploration of the theory of the "faith-instinct"a theory that emerges from a respectably long tradition.

I discuss some of these books in my own book, The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct. Thomas Aquinas makes many references to an instinctive grounding for faith. For example, in the Summa theologiae II-II, q. 2, a. 9, he writes, “He who believes has a sufficient inducement to believe: for he is led to belief by an interior instinct.

Nicholas Wade’s book “The Faith Instinct” is at its best when putting us through such exercises and sidelining the by-now tiresome debates about religion as a force for good or evil. The Faith Instinct is not a bad book, but it may not be what you're expecting.

It certainly wasn't what I was expecting. Based on the title, "How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures" I was expecting some pretty hard scientific data.

Brain imaging, scientific experiments, and psychological case studies, however, are not to be found in this book/5(99). ♥ Book Title: The Existence of God and the Faith-instinct ♣ Name Author: Howard P.

Kainz ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: Tog8_NPLJw4C Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Responding to the rash of books supporting a "new atheism" in recent years, some excellent rebuttals and.

THE FAITH INSTINCT is a book which aspires to explain why religion and belief have had such a hold on humanity for so long by approaching it from an evolutionary perspective.

Essentially, religion evolved as one of many strategies for survival and social cohesion. Buy a cheap copy of The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved book by Nicholas Wade. Noted science writer Nicholas Wade offers for the first time a convincing case based on a broad range of scientific evidence for the evolutionary basis of religion.

Free shipping over $   Faith Instinct Book Introduction and Lecture by Nicholas Wade This event was organized by New York City Atheists.

The Existence of God - Duration: Ligonier Ministries Recommended for. [This column is an extract adapted from Professor Kainz’s book The Existence of God and the Faith Instinct, published in by Susquehanna University Press, and now available from Rowman and Littlefield.].

Selected Book Reviews. Review of Howard P. Kainz’s The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct, published in The Review of Metaphysics, January Review of James Felt’s Human Knowing: A Prelude to Metaphysics, published in The Review of Metaphysics, January The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct Professor Kainz’s short study touches upon some of the central issues at the heart of the philosophical investigation of writes movingly of the profound changes within the person once he has received the “light of faith.”.

By Howard Kainz. Howard Kainz is professor emeritus at Marquette University. He is the author of several books, including Natural Law: an Introduction and Reexamination (), The Philosophy of Human Nature (), and The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct (). Wade titles his book "The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures." To be sure, he doesn't claim that the possession of such a gene guarantees that God exists or that the claims of religion are legitimate, but only that religious faith works to our welfare as social creatures.

Howard Kainz is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Marquette University. His most recent book is The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct. Become a fan of First Things on Facebook, subscribe to First Things via RSS, and follow First Things on Twitter.

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His Dialectic, and System received the Choice Distinguished Scholarly Book award for References. They will want to know what a nice religious guy like me is doing reading a secular book like Nicholas Wade s The Faith Instinct. (I have friends like that.) Truthfully, it was the title that first intrigued me.

What Wade calls the faith instinct reminded me of C.S. Lewis Mere Christianity, which I read decades ago.Howard P. Kainz is Professor Emeritus in the Philosophy Department at Marquette University. His most recent book is The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct. RESOURCES Fr.

Richard John Neuhaus, Is Mormonism Christian? Stephen H. Webb, Mormonism Obsessed with Christ.