Morality and Religion in Conflict

  • William Warren BartleyIII
Part of the New Studies in the Philosophy of Religion book series (NSPR)


Since we are concerned principally with the question of the interdependence of morality and religion, we need not occupy ourselves with the fourth case mentioned at the beginning of this study: namely, that in which morality and religion are fully compatible, but in which neither is reducible to the other. In the fourth case morality and religion are consistent — and independent.


Moral Code Protestant Church Christian Ethic Christian Doctrine Irrational Decision 
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© William Warren Bartley, III 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Warren BartleyIII
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  1. 1.University of PittsburghUSA

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