Christianity and the Enlightenment

Overview

The Enlightenment’s elevation of reason and diminution of traditional authority posed challenges and presented opportunities to Christianity. The Christian response to the Enlightenment locates the mystery of humanity in the mysterious nature of the Creator of the universe in Whose image man is made.

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Donald J. Westblade is assistant professor of religion at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Williams College, his M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and his M.A. and M. Phil. from Yale University.