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Unformatted text preview: may be. c. God saved humanity through Jesus Christ because it was rational --- Scotus says that God could’ve saved the work through a jackass if He wanted, He is NOT bound by reason in these types of situations. More important than reason is revelation. One of our most important pieces of revelation is scripture. In revelation we become supernatural, because it is not something that our minds can just do. II) William of Ockham 1285-1359 a. Ockham’s razor – the tendency of Ockham to strip away all of our ideas and start with what we know – the facts. b. Strongly emphasized God’s free will as well as Scotus This is why I think that a motherly image of God is beneficial: ~ mothers are more forgiving for our sins ~ mothers are the ones who carry us when we are at out lowest and since our image of God already allows for this belief, that he carries us when we are down, it supports a motherly image of God....
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- Spring '07
- William of Ockham, Duns Scotus, famous work, John Duns Scotus