`Issues concerning the relation between faith and reason seem to be rather well-worn during centuries of theological and philosophical inquiry. In his new book, however, Paul Helm succeeds in giving a remarkably fresh ring to some of them' Ars Disputandi (online journal Netherlands)
`yet another welcome contribution to one of the liveliest debates in contemporary philosophy of religion ... The style is simple, lucid and well-ordered. The arguments are persuasive, the criticisms of other veiws perceptive and fair ... This book will commend itself to many different kinds of readers. Students will find it easily accessible, refreshingly free of jargon and unnecessary technicalities, well focused on the key issues. Professional philosophers in the field will find in it original arguments, and a freshness of approach to some well-worn issues.' Gerard J.Hughes SJ, Religious Studies, Vol. 37, 2001
`Helm's exploration of the role of one's moral standing when it comes to questions of belief and reasonableness is, particuarly successful.' Brian Davies, TLS
`contains a lot of sophisticated, intelligent, and subtle guidance around the subject.' Brian Davies, TLS
`There is much that is admirably stimulating in these chapters.' John A Harrod, The Expository Times, Nov.00.
`Helm is one of the most articulate and sensible of contemporary philosophers of religion, and writes clearly and without pretension.' Hugo Meynell. The Heythrop Journal Vol 42 no 3.