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David Bentley Hart quotes: naturalism, alone among all considered philosophical attempts to describe the shape of reality, is radically insufficient in its explanatory range. naturalism, alone among all considered philosophical attempts to describe the shape of reality, is radically insufficient in its explanatory range.
David Bentley Hart quotes: The soul is a story that can always be retold. The soul is a story that can always be retold.
David Bentley Hart quotes: It is certainly the demiurge about whom Stenger and Dawkins write; neither has actually ever written a word about God. It is certainly the demiurge about whom Stenger and Dawkins write; neither has actually ever written a word about God.
David Bentley Hart quotes: Enlightenment, if left unclouded by pathetic fancy, leads to a very special and bracing sort of nihilism - positivist, rationalist ... merciless. Enlightenment, if left unclouded by pathetic fancy, leads to a very special and bracing sort of nihilism - positivist, rationalist ... merciless.
David Bentley Hart quotes: Ontological necessity is not a property that can intelligibly attach to any nature other than God's. Ontological necessity is not a property that can intelligibly attach to any nature other than God's.
David Bentley Hart quotes: Sin is the repetition of an absence, whose logic is suppression, aversion, and privation. Sin is the repetition of an absence, whose logic is suppression, aversion, and privation.
David Bentley Hart quotes: Wisdom is the recovery of innocence at the far end of experience. Wisdom is the recovery of innocence at the far end of experience.
David Bentley Hart quotes: Empiricism in the sciences is a method; naturalism in philosophy is a metaphysics; and the latter neither follows from nor underlies the former. Empiricism in the sciences is a method; naturalism in philosophy is a metaphysics; and the latter neither follows from nor underlies the former.
David Bentley Hart quotes: God, understood in this proper sense, is essentially beyond finite comprehension; God, understood in this proper sense, is essentially beyond finite comprehension;
David Bentley Hart quotes: The one reality you can't evade is personal experience. The one reality you can't evade is personal experience.
David Bentley Hart quotes: God, however, is first glimpsed within nature's still greater powerlessness - its transitoriness and contingency and explanatory poverty. God, however, is first glimpsed within nature's still greater powerlessness - its transitoriness and contingency and explanatory poverty.
David Bentley Hart quotes: The discourse of power is, of its nature, bombastic, pontifical, and domineering. The discourse of power is, of its nature, bombastic, pontifical, and domineering.
David Bentley Hart quotes: The greatest Church Fathers, for instance, took it for granted that the creation narratives of Genesis could not be treated literally, The greatest Church Fathers, for instance, took it for granted that the creation narratives of Genesis could not be treated literally,
David Bentley Hart quotes: The modern secular state's capacity for barbarism exceeds any of the evils for which Christendom might justly be indicted, not The modern secular state's capacity for barbarism exceeds any of the evils for which Christendom might justly be indicted, not
David Bentley Hart quotes: The major religions do, after all, boast some very sophisticated and subtle philosophical and spiritual traditions, The major religions do, after all, boast some very sophisticated and subtle philosophical and spiritual traditions,