1-3 Four Ways to Knowledge
The second false intellectual wall is that science for now only accepts 3 ways to attain knowledge.
- The Path of reason towards knowledge requires us to believe, without any proof, in certain axioms. Only then we can build on these rationally and deduce certain mathematical correlations.
- But when we study natural phenomena, modern science always combines rational thinking with practical experiments. Otherwise we run the risk of becoming totally detached from reality and drawing inaccurate conclusions.
- Finally we all have received lots of knowledge, even as small children, but in a more traditional manner.
- But none of the above ways will lead us, as quickly and surely, into contact with God as the path of revelation. In the beginning of the Bible Gods creation is presented almost as an axiom. If we then continue our reading we will find what God, during more than 1000 years, has revealed about his intentions with his creation.
If we dare to try one of the Bibles many manuals, we will embark ourselves on an exiting faith experiment. True faith also involves daring to run the risk of failure.
And when we succeed, we can with our intellect, witness to others that the path of revelation really has worked for us.