The supporting arguments of the thesis are; true believers experience the grace of God, faith hastens the process of realizing God, and God’s existence is independent. Most Americans believe in God. The idea of God has been…
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It would be no exaggeration to contend that human thought has been seized with the idea of God, from times immemorial (Safa and Ahmadi D1).
Substantiations relating to the existence of God constitute some of the enduring features of philosophical discussion. Some of the classifications of the corroboration of God’s existence are those that are conceptual or dependent upon aspects of the created order (Cumming 3).
It is a mystery, as regards the manner in which supernatural faith interacts with human beings. The highest knowledge relating to God that can be derived solely from philosophical considerations has been defined as the preambles of faith or the praeambula fidei. The few individuals who experience the act of belief, do not find these preambles of faith to be exceedingly enigmatic. These fortunate individuals have testified that the true believer enjoys the grace, which can be termed the intelligence provided by faith (Grzesik 258).
It is indeed faith that induces one to seek God and thereby admit one’s shortcomings. As a consequence, individuals are enabled to comprehend that help from the Lord is essential to avail of the benefits provided by Him and to transform the intellect to understand the higher truths. This entire process of transcendence is critically dependent upon faith (Grzesik 259).
Arguments that support or oppose the existence of God can be classified as deductive or inductive. Ostensibly, the existence of God tends to be difficult to establish, despite several of the atheists being rational human beings. This state of affairs has been attributed to certain ontological assumptions regarding the nature of the world and the nature of God (Crutcher 430).
Presumptions regarding the existence or non – existence of God, tend to possess a circular nature. This is due to the fact that such arguments attempt to establish their hypothesis by making an assumption regarding the non – existence or reality of
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This research is aimed at elaboration of the famous doctrine of Ontological Argument in the light of the philosophies elaborated by the ancient early Christian scholar St. Anselm, eminent philosopher Rene Descartes (1596-1650), and his successor philosopher Nietzsche and at evaluation of Descartes’ hypothesis and its impact on the future philosophic theories.
Sense of morality and life does not necessarily require God. Even though humans can grasp God’s moral principles independently, it is inadequate to comprehend the details of these moral principles. Humans can either have moral knowledge before divine revelation, or not have the knowledge at all.
The two stories that appear most inspirational are The Gardens of Mont Saint Michel by William Maxwell and Great Barrier Reef by Diane Johnson. These stories share some common themes but are also different from each other. This paper compares and contrasts the two stories.
The Cosmological Argument comes from the Greek word ‘cosmos’, which means the world. The Cosmological argument states that the universe could not have existed by its own, there must have been some cause that would have made the universe and that cause is God.
At the same time, atheists question this argument. In their opinion, if nothing can be evolved out of emptiness, from where God comes. The arguments both in favor and against the existence of God seem to be ever lasting. In other words, it is impossible to either prove or disprove the existence of God.
Chimpanzees have lived in the trees since the start of the world, whereas man has lived in caves, palaces, houses and skyscrapers all by his own effort. Nothing but man covers his body with clothes. These and many more examples like these make it evident that man is the most superior being on the Earth.
Ontological Arguments in Favor of the Existence of God Ontological arguments propose that god can be known through reason alone. Rene Descartes (1966) provided his ontological argument in Meditation 5 stating that God is the most perfect being to exist than not to exist.
There are six pieces of information that deal with the atheist view as well as other supporting views of how a person can have good morals and values without God. The information is presented in a debate style along with two pieces of information that present quotes from several prominent persons who claim to be religious as well as non-religious persons.