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    Yoder, 2013. Making Space for Agnosticism: A Response to Dawkins and James. American Journal of Theology & Philosophy, Vol. 34, Issue. 2, p. 135.

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Knowledge, Belief, and Faith*

  • Anthony Kenny (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 September 2007

Is belief in God reasonable? Richard Dawkins is right to say that traditional arguments for the existence of God are flawed; but so is his own disproof of the existence of God, and there are gaps in neo-Darwinian explanations of the origin of language, of life, and of the universe. The rational response is neither theism nor atheism but agnosticism. Faith in a creed is no virtue, but mere belief in God may be reasonable even if false.

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