What is Sacred Doctrine and how is it related to philosophy?
1. What is the subject matter for this work? Why is this knowledge necessary? Why is philosophy
alone inadequate? What is Sacred Doctrine and how is it related to philosophy?
2. What is science as stated in articles 2 through 5? What are the two different kinds of science in
a.2 What makes a science one? (P.5-6) What is the relationship between this science and God’s
own science? Is it a practical science or a theoretical science? Explain. What distinguishes this
science from all other sciences?
3. Who is said to be wise? Why, then, is this science also a wisdom? What specifies this science in
particular? (a. 7) what is the objection raised on p. 10 and how does he answer it? (p. 11)
4. How does this science use “human reason” and philosophy? (p. 13) Why does this science use
metaphors and symbols, how are they best used? (p. 14-15)