Tilley On Faith And Religion

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As Tilley grapples with the specifics of faith in Faith: What It Is and What It Isn’t, common misconceptions are outlined. From the start, Tilley makes clear that faith cannot be equated with things, feeling, religion, and morality. However, “Each misunderstanding contains an important, but partial, insight about faith” (Tilley, 3). Although each part is present in many faiths, they are not all essential in practice, specifically, morality. There are multiple branches of faith that are legitimate, despite their lack in morality. There are not always “links” between faith and morals (12). Although Tilley claims morals plays an important part in faith, morality does not always need to be present to be legitimate. While many equate faith with

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