Application Questions

Application Questions - Application Questions: 1. Respond...

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Application Questions: 1. Respond to the statement “I don’t understand why people believe in god when there is so much pain and suffering in the world.” “But the book of Job and Kierkegaard’s philosophy make it quite clear that belief in God is not necessarily tied to a conviction that the just will be rewarded and the wicked punished.” Pg 68 the big question. “It is also having a matter of passion, a sense that God that somehow matters to us and that we in turn matter to god, too.” Pg 68 the big question 2. Compare the various arguments for and against God’s existence with so much evil and suffering in the world. “To gain some perspective on our own religious beliefs, it is important to appreciate the variety of beliefs, and the variety of gods and goddesses, that have satisfied the religious urge throughout history.” Pg 68 the big question “If God is all-powerful (omnipotent), god should be able to exert some minimal planning and control to prevent hurricanes, earthquakes, disease, and other natural catastrophes from harming innocent people.” Pg 390 the
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