Religious Naturalism and the Spirit of Query

Taking adult religious education in a new direction

Authored by: Pamela C. Crosby

The Routledge Handbook of Religious Naturalism

Print publication date:  February  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138292079
eBook ISBN: 9781315228907
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Rigorous and conscientious inquiry is a key element in flourishing societies and organizations (Wildman 2010: 172). As Aristotle argued, we cannot always rely on experts to make decisions for us in every perplexing situation so we must learn to judge for ourselves what is the right thing to do. Such mature judgment, developed by experiences as self-directed decision-makers, is crucial in the development of good moral character (Aristotle 1109b 30–1115a 5).

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