Reason and Religious Beliefs 8.2
McShane comments optimistically about coming out of oppressive institutions that merely pay lip-service to Socrates.
The challenge of personal development is contorted by these institutions. We face a paradox of not noticing the vulgar face of modern urbanization. The dynamics of faith seeking understanding as redemptive questioning is what might be, but it is sadly not a topic within stagnated institutions.
Within the Christian tradition, faith seeking understanding has produced minimal statements, elementary replies to the questions: “Who are God?” and “Who is God?”