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Ours is frequently characterised as a secular era, an era of unbelief. However, the paradox of our tiume is its hectic religiosity, witness the existence of innumerable belief systems. Over-belief is often a sign of unacknowledged doubt, probably because it is mistakenly believed that doubt is the opposite of faith. In fact, doubt is really a necessary pre-requisite to, and accompaniment of, faith. The opposite of faith is certainty. Living with faith is living with doubt.

This is a part of the lecture series, Living Theology.

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Professor Richard Holloway

Professor of Divinity

Richard Holloway was the Gresham Professor of Divinity between 1997 and 2001.

Professor Holloway was educated at Kelham Theological College, Edinburgh Theological College and the...

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