In such matters as the existence and character of God, immortality, the problem of evil, miracles, science, and religion, A Feeling Intellect and a Thinking Heart shows how theology gives substance to philosophical discussion, but is likely to lose its way without the discipline of critical thought, or philosophy. This book includes many literary examples, and it draws from the experience of ordinary people, whose existence is not governed consciously by theological and philosophical issues, but is greatly influenced by them. The extent to which these people are aware of such an influence, the author argues, is governed by their mind as well as their emotions- a feeling intellect and a thinking heart.
Dane R. Gordon is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, New York.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Synopsis of Chapters Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 God? Chapter 5 If There is a God What is God Like? Chapter 6 Mysticism, Religious Experience Chapter 7 Problem of Evil Chapter 8 The Problem of the Problem of Evil Chapter 9 Death and After Death Chapter 10 Miracles Chapter 11 Science and Religion Chapter 12 Religion and Ethics Chapter 13 Religion and Language Chapter 14 Religion and Education Chapter 15 Many Religions Chapter 16 A Feeling Intellect and a Thinking Heart Chapter 17 Endnotes Chapter 18 Bibliography Chapter 19 Index Chapter 20 Author Biographical Sketch