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`The verification principle offers no real challenge to religious belief'
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language is only meaningful if it can be verified by the senses, or is a
tautology (a selfevident truth, such as water being wet).

incompatible with religious belief BUT does that matter?

PARAGRAPH 1 arguing no challenge through…

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Religious beliefs can only be understood in religious terms,

verification principle ignores the central principles of spirituality and the
immaterial that faith relies on.

PARAGRAPH 6 critiquing religious terms via Wittgenstein's view that
only scientific language is meaningful

in `Tractus' he asserted that only language with meaning was the
language…

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