As to theology, it is concerned with the truth of the Revelation, which is suprarational
; thus, it is not connected with any truths discovered by the reason.
Recognizing that humanity did not start with civilization and was not primarily social at the outset highlights the tenuous nature of freedom--the degree of violence in nature, the difficulty of containing it, and its possible reemergence absent suprarational
This vital impetus also described by Bergson as "emotion", is of suprarational
origin (1975: 207).
(7) All art, however humble, places us in contact with the suprarational
realm of the ineffable.
In fact reason can lead to and enrich the suprarational
"knowledge of G-d."
(69) Regarding the civil-rights movement, King similarly concluded that, "whatever name people gave to the suprarational
force of the cause, there was an extra-human force at work that created a harmony out of the discord of the universe." (70)
I am not a spectator who is looking for a world of structures susceptible of being viewed clearly and distinctly, but rather [...] I listen to the voices and appeals comprising that symphony of Being--which is, for me, in the final analysis, a suprarational
unity beyond images, words, and concepts.
Resisting earlier narratives that focused on the dangers of imagination unhinged from reason, Healy argues for the intensely passionate, suprarational
powers of poetic inspiration as it was understood to possess "superior powers to affect the bodies, minds, and behavior of readers and listeners" (175).
Accordingly, the divine character must be suprarational
and thus known only through its special disclosure or revelation.
If it is true, then we would expect to find in the Church an element which unbelievers will call irrational and which believers will call suprarational
. There ought to be something in it opaque to our reason though not contrary to it....
Unlike Plotinus who treats the One as a suprarational
agent, Avicenna says that God "intellectually apprehends that the existence from Him of the whole is a necessary consequence of Himself."
A poem's original, suprarational
language would correspond to the transcendent reality literature is meant to describe.