Terence Eagleton is a British literary theorist regarded as one of Britain's most influential living literary critics.
In this lecture (below), Professor Eagleton explores faith and reason. All reason is carried on in a framework of faith even faith in reason itself.
Here are some thoughts expressed in the video clip:
- a believer is someone in love
- the evidence itself will not decide the issue
- in the end, it isn't a matter of reason - but a matter of love