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03:30 The Problem: (1pg) Problem of Prescience: Problem of Moral Responsibility: How are they connected to one another: The problem faced by medieval Christians was how can humans be morally responsible for their actions/choices when God’s nature foresees every action or choice we have made or will make. Therefore, if God knows every action we have taken and will take, how can God condemn us to eternal punishment? The problem of moral responsibility follows from the problem of God’s prescience. Medieval philosophers knew that in order to solve the problem of moral responsibility they had to solve the problem of God’s prescience. However, medieval Christians were firmly attached to the idea that humans are morally responsible for their actions. Additionally, they strongly believed that God is omnipotent, knowing all past, present, and future events. They believed this because their sacred doctrine, the bible, dictated that God is benevolent, just, and powerful and that he will judge everyone according to the evils and goods they commit on Earth. As a result, they could not
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