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Scholars who have religious faith should be reflecting on the intellectual implications of that faith and bringing those reflections into the mainstream of intellectual life.

George M. Marsden,
The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997) at 3-4


God is the Lord of our minds as much as he is the Lord of our hearts. Nothing is discovered without his help. I believe that if we open our minds to the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and pray for his guidance in intellectual matters, we shall discover new truth which will astound those who believe that God's existence is irrelevant to scholarship.

Harold J. Berman,
"Judaic-Christian versus Pagan Scholarship,"
in Berman, Faith and Order
(Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1993) ch.15, at 321