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Some believers think that there is no room for rational thought when it comes to religion; therefore, philosophy and religion cannot coincide. However, some believe the opposite and allow philosophy and religion to overlap. One must understand his thoughts on the relationship between religion and rational thought in order to begin thinking about the philosophy or religion.
Though the ideas or faith and revelation are good in and of themselves, Evans argues that they must be paired with critical thinking in order to have any relevance whatsoever when defending a religion against its critics. Because of the nature of fideism, it can dismiss arguments, saying that the skeptics sinoly have not yet been enlightened. This holds no weight in a real religious debate.
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