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The natural religious tendencies of created man are incorporated into revealed religion as understood by Catholics." (50) Christianity stands in continuity with other religions insofar as it elevates rather than negates the human religious nature, but it also transcends them since it makes God's grace and truth supernaturally present.
* Several scholars think that the application of scientific knowledge and technology should be circumscribed by what revealed religion considers proper, useful and wholesome (al-Alwani, Kamal Hassan and Jacob).
And hence it might be expected that whenever natural and revealed religion treated upon the same subjects they would teach in perfect harmony." (15)
Islam considers Christianity a revealed religion, vastly preferring it to atheism." Some observers doubt whether the Christians most likely to seize the public square after a church-state meltdown would extend this same tolerance toward Islamic Americans!
This chapter (the last to be written), and especially Mahdi's remarks on Alfarabi's "novel doctrine" concerning the qualifications of those who succeed the founder of the revealed religion, is also best understood in light of the preceding chapters.
Islam considers Christianity a revealed religion, vastly preferring it to atheism, even considering atheism a form of polytheism, as it attributes God's power to other than Him."
He considered the biblical story of creation as the poetry of nature, adopting a central stance between natural religion and revealed religion. Bultmann anchors Herder's work firmly against the background of his early writings on poetry and literature, establishing humanistic exegesis as the context for this interpretation of Genesis.
It is an attack against the very idea of any revealed religion that claims that it alone is the exclusive road to salvation.
Because the more upbeat English romantic poets attempted to replace the verities of revealed religion with imaginative intuition of the truths of nature, they unquestionably aspired to "song" as Berley defines it.
That is not our revealed religion; that is a return to paganism.
Augustine's City of God (430) supposes that the real alternatives are not enlightenment or religion but paganism or revealed religion. (In Leviathan [1651], Hobbes understood this, too.) Man is a religious animal; he cannot live long without enchantment.
Indeed, Glenn and Stack acknowledge this possibility in passing references to the "conflict between classical liberalism and revealed religion as such" and to Walter Berns's claim about tolerance and weakened belief (note 91).