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    Pascal's God

    Henry, Martin (1999) Pascal's God. Irish Theological Quarterly, 64 (2). p. 188.

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    Modern Christian apologetics can be traced back to Pascal. Like Descartes, from whom he is otherwise so different, Pascal took seriously the new world view opened up by navigators like Columbus, astronomers like Copernicus, and the incomparable underminer of old certainties, Montaigne. For his part, Pascal sought to reinvent not philosophy, like Descartes, but rather Christianity itself, by scrutinising the human condition candidly and showing it to be most persuasively accounted for by Christian revelation.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Pascal
    Academic Unit: St Patrick's College, Maynooth > Faculty of Theology
    Item ID: 628
    Depositing User: Martin Henry
    Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: Irish Theological Quarterly
    Publisher: Pontifical University Maynooth
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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