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Philosophy
Course
Philosophy 4990A/B
Professor
Michael Fox
Semester
Winter

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THE REVELATION OF GOD’S WISDOM  As the source of love, God desires to make himself known: and the knowledge which the human being has of God perfects all that the human mind can know of the meaning of life  On the basis of mistaken and very widespread assertions, the rationalist critique of the time attacked faith and denied the possibility of any knowledge which was not the fruit of reason’s natural capacities  The truth attained by philosophy and the truth of revelation are neither identical nor mutually exclusive  Faith is of an order other than philosophical knowledge which depends upon sense perception and experience and which advances by the light of the intellect alone  The plan of revelation is realized by deeds and words having an inner unity  For this reason, Jesus perfected revelation by fulfilling it through his whole work of making himself present and manifesting himself  As the centuries succeed one another, the Church constantly progresses toward the fullness of
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