Christianity and Philosophy

  • Torstein Theodor Tollefsen
Part of the Contemporary Philosophy: A New Survey book series (COPH, volume 10)


The history of attitudes and exchange between Christianity and philosophy is long and complex. Within the range of the topic there turns up a lot of different but related questions, connected with subjects like faith and reason, knowing and believing, theology and philosophy, theology, philosophy and science, Christian philosophy, etc. I shall not try to give an historical description of these many-faceted subjects, but rather focus on the topic of Christian philosophy and touch upon the related topic of faith and reason. Was there ever and is there a Christian philosophy? If yes, what would it be like? I claim that the first question


Christian Faith Philosophical Criticism Late Antiquity Philosophical School Philosophical Theology 
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  • Torstein Theodor Tollefsen
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  1. 1.Université d’OsloOsloNorvège

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