“He whose Faith never Doubted, may justly doubt of his Faith.” Robert Boyle. (circa 1650, in his early 20s) Boyle also wrote, “The Dialect of Faith runs much upon the First Person[;] or True Faith speakes always in the First Persen.”

Ted Davis, writing at BioLogos, here, http://biologos.org/blog/faith-and-doubt-two-sides-of-the-same-coin

Dr. Davis points out, “Boyle understood both intuitively and cognitively a crucial fact about religious faith: it is a highly personal matter, and only those who take steps to examine their own beliefs can really lay claim to them and live accordingly. Needless to say, the conceptual box in which Richard Dawkins places religious faith will never hold Boyle’s.”

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