Are faith and reason antithetical or do they act as a corollary? Is putting them in the same sentence a contradiction in terms? For millennia faith and reason were considered allies but the post-Enlightenment philosophers put them at odds. Kierkegaard called faith a leap into the non-rational. This New York Times piece gives a bit of history and an agnostic conclusion, but worth the read. If only to get further educated on the subject.