Relationship Between Faith And Knowledge Essay

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Faith Integration Jaelynne (Loft) Allen Azusa Pacific University Faith Integration According to William Hasker, “[Faith] integration is concerned with integral relationships between faith and knowledge, the relationships which inherently exist between the content of the faith and the subject-matter of this or that discipline; such connections do not have to be invented or manufactured. But they do need to be ascertained and developed; unless this is done faith and knowledge may appear to be, and for practical purposes may be in fact, alien and unrelated to each other. Finally, faith-learning integration is especially concerned with the disciplines into which our knowledge is organized; the same concerns of subject-matter and methodology which lead to the distinction of disciplines also dictate that, initially at least, faith-learning integration is best pursued at the level of particular academic disciplines.” Communicating with patients and understanding patient concerns is the foundation of what nurses do and is crucial in providing quality care. If we are unable to communicate with our patients, we are unable to fully engage in the care for those we encounter. As children of God, we are called to care for all of God’s children. By allowing language to be a barrier, we are limiting our ability to care for all of God’s children. This paper will discuss my experience in learning another language and culture, the Christian worldview in considering what

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