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Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy of ReligionThe use of reason to evaluate religious beliefs.
Philosophy of ReligionThe use of reason to evaluate religious beliefs.Arguments for and against God’s existence.
Philosophy of ReligionThe use of reason to evaluate religious beliefs.Arguments for and against God’s existence. Arguments for and against life after death.
Philosophy of ReligionThe use of reason to evaluate religious beliefs.Arguments for and against God’s existence. Arguments for and against life after death.Critical inquiry into whether life can have meaning if there is no God or afterlife.
Background to Arguments for God’s Existence
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.Omniscient = all-knowing.
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.Omniscient = all-knowing.Omnipotent = all-powerful:
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.Omniscient = all-knowing.Omnipotent = all-powerful: the power to do all that is logically possible.
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.Omniscient = all-knowing.Omnipotent = all-powerful: the power to do all that is logically possible. [Even God can’t bring about what is logically contradictory.]
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.Omniscient = all-knowing.Omnipotent = all-powerful: the power to do all that is logically possible. [Even God can’t bring about what is logically contradictory.] Omnibenevolent = all-good (perfectly good).
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceGod: an omniscient, omnipotent, omnibenevolent creator of the universe via creation ex-nihilo.Omniscient = all-knowing.Omnipotent = all-powerful: the power to do all that is logically possible. [Even God can’t bring about what is logically contradictory.] Omnibenevolent = all-good (perfectly good).Creation ex-nihilo = creation out of nothing.
Background to Arguments for God’s Existence
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceTwo Kinds of Arguments for God’s Existence:
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceTwo Kinds of Arguments for God’s Existence:A Priori: those that are largely based on concepts and principles alleged to be known a priori.
Background to Arguments for God’s ExistenceTwo Kinds of Arguments for God’s Existence:A Priori: those that are largely based on concepts and principles alleged to be known a priori.

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