Reason and Religious Beliefs 10.1
In the tenth lecture, McShane winds things up by asking about beginnings. He comments on the meaning of theology, remembering that faith is a human conviction related to the friendliness of the cosmos. He also comments on desire and the Indo-European, Hindu, and Christian traditions.
- Do faith and hope reveal beauty?
- What is fundamental self-worth?
- Do human cultures and institutions need to ask more and talk more about questions?
- Pascal and Fermat
- Religious conviction and evil (done completely and cheerfully)
- Reasons of the heart
- Transformations (individual and communal) and displacements
- Desire, the primal seed and germ of the Spirit
- Cosmos and self as beautiful
- The incomplete examination of the incomplete self-(project)