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Believing in Order to See: On the Rationality of Revelation and the Irrationality of Some Believers

Jean-Luc Marion


This is a collection of articles written over the space of twenty years on various subjects connected to the rationality of faith and its presentation in the contemporary world. Marion discusses the role of the intellectual in the church, the rationality of faith, the infinite worth and incomprehensibility of the human, the phenomenality of the sacraments, and the phenomenological nature of miracles and of revelation more broadly. Throughout he stresses that faith has its own rationality, which is one of love, gift, and givenness, which can be outlined phenomenologically and hence expressed wi ... More

Keywords: faith, gift, phenomenology, reason, revelation, sacrament

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780823275847
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823275847.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean-Luc Marion, author
University of Paris-Sorbonne