Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

Immanuel Kant


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Kant's main purpose in writing Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason was to:

Kant's attitude toward most religious traditions is best characterized as:

According to Kant, the Christian doctrine of original sin is of doubtful validity because:

In Kant's view, our tendency to do good things comes in three varieties. These are:

Our natural propensity to evil is best understood as:

According to Kant, the distinction between acting on a whim and acting on a moral or immoral principle depends upon:

When Kant says that human nature is fragile, he means that:

When Kant says the human heart is impure, he means that:

When Kant says that human beings are depraved, he means that:

Which of the following is most clearly an example of moral behavior, in Kant's view?

Guilt, in Kant's view, involves:

Kant believes that Judaism:

All religious delusions are, according to Kant, traceable to:

Which of the following best captures Kant's attitude about the possibility of reincarnation?

Would Kant be likely to support gender-based restrictions on who may enter the priesthood?

According to Kant, Jesus is best described as:

Kant believes that as attendance at Church services declines:

Kant would say that since we make God in our own image:

Kant believes that scriptural scholars are:

In Kant's view, the Christian scriptures describe the Kingdom of Heaven as:

The real obstacle that stands between human beings and true moral behavior is:

Does moral law require us to sacrifice our own well-being for the sake of doing what is right?

Does moral law apply to all people without exception?

Local cultural norms are best thought of as:

Kant would probably call the Golden Rule (do unto others as you would have done unto yourself):

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