Philosophy of religion philosophy of religion is the philosophical study of the meaning and nature of religion it includes the analyses of religious concepts, beliefs, terms, arguments, and practices of religious adherents. He described his concept of god in an interview in 2011, citing his understanding of albert einstein “there really are two kinds of gods if god is the god of intervention, the personal god, the god of prayer, the god that parts the waters, then i have a hard time believing in that. Evidence for god's existence introductory matters the nature and purpose of this study no doctrine or aspect of theology is more basic than the doctrine of god, sometimes referred to as theology proper since the term theology (the study of god) is often used of the study of other biblical subjects like the bible, angels, man, salvation, and. Meditation 13 plato's proofs for the existence of gods a discussion of this meditation has been opened in debate and discourse to contribute further to the discussion, please use the contact form some 2,500 years ago, plato taught why we should believe in the gods.
This is the discussion that followed mike's presentation. Encourage open discussion on this topic and work to create an atmosphere where unbelievers have to face some new ideas about god’s existence if there is a really tough objection, acknowledge it honestly and bring it up at the end of the hour. So in his discussion of god's existence, he takes a metaphysical view of efficiency, arguing that there must be not a first mover, but an actually self-existent being which makes all possibles possible.
Debate now does it make sense to accept god's existence based solely on the arguments presented for it discussion in 'debate now - structured discussion forum' started by 320 years of history, nov 4, 2015. Bible writers had scientific knowledge that was beyond the understanding of their contemporaries for example, in ancient times many peoples believed that the earth was supported by an animal, such as an elephant, a boar, or an ox. Community » discussions » topic » religion & ethics » discussion » is there evidence for god’s existence via: xxjefferson51 &bullet 4 weeks ago &bullet 699 comments atheist philosopher bertrand russell was once asked what he would say if he found himself standing before god on judgment day and god asked him, “why didn’t you. That god permits evil to exist (and some would say to thrive) is taken by non-believers as an inarguable sign that there is no supreme being this puzzle is pointed to by them as the unanswerable. 1) the very notion of an all-perfect being means god has to exist this is the classic ontological, or a priori, argumentit was first articulated in 1070 by st anselm, who argued that because we.
Arguments for god's existence arguments for the existence of god come in many different forms some draw on history, some on science, some on personal experience, and some on philosophy the primary focus of this site is the philosophical arguments—the ontological argument , the first cause argument , the argument from design , and the moral. This is a pack of volumes 1 and 2 of the trueu series for teenagers and college students trueu 01: does god exist can we prove the existence of god, or are we left to grapple in the dark and take blind leaps of faith about what we believe. The existence of god is a subject of debate in the philosophy of religion and popular culture the western tradition of philosophical discussion of the existence of god began with plato and aristotle, who made arguments that would now be categorized as cosmological.
Note that einstein first assumes the existence of god in order to prove the existence of god he is saying that god exists and thus god exists this is circular reasoning, and makes his analysis meaningless the story attempts to prove god's existence as follows. Whether or not god exists is a vital question and that's why debates about god are important arguments for and against the existence of god are productive debating god is the best way for clarifying ways of thinking and challenging conventional beliefs on all sides we encourage debate about god. This 64-page full-color discussion guide is designed to be used with the trueu: does god exist dvd kit (978-1-58997-339-8) sold separately, this book is filled with discussion questions designed to dig deeper into the ten 30-minute lessons featured on the dvds. Does god exist as travelers along life's way, it's our goal to make sense of things, to try to understand the way the world is the hypothesis that god exists makes sense out of a wide range of the facts of experience.
Discussion on transcendent properties as evidence for god's existence by matt slick following is a conversation i had in a chat room where several atheists were present. This view of god as a primordial being with eternal life is basically the basis for st thomas aquinas' discussion of the existence of god in his summa theologica it will also be the basis for further argumentation in this book. 18 / the devil’s delusion, a discussion guide 3 according to berlinski, one popular argument for the non-ex-istence of god is “if god exists, then his existence is a scientific voted to discussing arguments against the existence of god 8 (a) what does berlinski think of the argument that empirical sci. A debate between a christian and an atheist william lane craig walter sinnott-armstrong oxford university press had already debated the existence of god with several philosophers the ensuing discussion was both fun and illuminating the return match was held at wooddale.
The discussion with reference to the existence of god is very traditional and most argued debates in human history the existence of god is a matter of debate in philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and popular culture. Descartes’ proof of the existence for centuries, the idea of god has been a part of man’s history past and present, there has always been a different integration consisting of the believers and the non-believers of god.
Bible discussion » bible talk » apologetics » does god exist the scientific proof of god existence is that you exist, sense the other two possibilities unacceptable according to your beloved science prove me wrong, give me a plausible alternative. An ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of god that uses ontologymany arguments fall under the category of the ontological, and they tend to involve arguments about the state of being or existing more specifically, ontological arguments tend to start with an a priori theory about the organization of the universe. Questions about god does god exist who is god is there an argument for the existence of god what is god what is the name of god what does the bible teach about the trinity is there a god is god real is god man-made did man create the idea of god is god dead. Discussion of life's dilemmas, blessings and challenges got questions need answers this is the place to be feel comfortable with asking any question.