The Flight From Reason: The Dynamics Of Faith And Rationality Latter-day Saints often appeal to the mantra, “Seek learning, even by study and also by faith,” to explain the appropriate relationship between faith, reason, and revelation in our tradition. But what about cases where faith and reason conflict? What do these conflicts tells us about the role of reason in negotiating our beliefs? This paper attempts to examine these relationships in LDS practice by drawing on the perspective of contemporary reformed thinkers as they reflect on these questions.
Brian Birch, Ph.D., Presenter; John Nicholson, M.A., Respondent