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Skim these Scripture passages. Pick one that appeals to you and
- summarize its main point,
- tell how it relates to the theme “Understanding Epistemology”,
- list one or two thoughts that entered your mind when you read it.
The Wealth of Wisdom Proverbs 8:1-10
Nature and Gods Will Job 38:1-7
Solomon 1 Kings 3:6-14
Balaam Numbers 22:22-35
God’s Will Everywhere Acts 17:22-28
Most likely you’ve been in an argument with your parents – or with somebody – when suddenly it all became clear: They’re right.
But you keep arguing. When that happens, you’re not honestly looking for the truth. What are you looking for? Why?
“Truth is to be sought in a manner proper to the dignity of the human person and our social nature. The inquiry is to be free, carried on with the aid of teaching … and a dialogue. In the course of these, we explain to one another the truth we have discovered, or think we have discovered, in order thus to assist one another in the quest for truth.” Vatican Council II, Declaration on Religious Freedom, 3
Bring to class some object whose purpose you are betting no one else in the class can guess. Whoever in the class stumps everybody else, including the teacher, wins a prize.