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Leading Christian theologians such as Augustine  Quote By Rodney Stark


“Leading Christian theologians such as Augustine and Aquinas were not what today might be called 'strict constructionists.' Rather, they celebrated reason as the means to gain greater insight into divine intentions.”

Rodney Stark



Quote Topics: Means, Reason, Gain
Quote By: Rodney Stark



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