Richard Tarnas

With these concepts in mind, discuss what the Christian response to Platonism, as found, for example and most notably, in the thought of Augustine.

The Passion of the Western Mind by Richard Tarnas Richard Tarnas asserts that Greek philosophy was, “in the view of many early Christian theologians, a divinely prearranged matrix for the rational explication of the Christian faith” (The Passion of the Western Mind, pp. 100-101). Notwithstanding, “faith was the primary means, and reason a distant second, […]

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