God Essays

  • God Is God Rational

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    The probability of rational belief in God have been wrestled with by great minds ranging from Aristotle, Augustine, Wilhelm Leibniz and Aquinas, to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, Rene Descartes, John Locke, George Berkeley, Friedrich Hegel, Blaise Pascal, William James, Thomas Reid, Auguste Comte, Johann Wittgenstein, Arthur Schopenhauer, Martin Heidegger, and Alvin Plantinga and emerged from the flames of uncertainty and the tests of evidentialism still convinced that religious belief is

  • Gods Of The Greek Gods

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    various formats, tell of the nature of all things involving gods, men, and the world that surrounded the people of the time. Religious text, like the Hebrew Bible, tell stories of an all-powerful god. In Psalms he is celebrated and praised, his relationship to

  • God?

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    God? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, God is “a being or object believed to have more than natural attributes and powers and to require human worship; specifically: one controlling a particular aspect or part of reality.” (“God”). For a philosopher, however, this concept has proven to be more than a little difficult to solve. According to O’Brien in his book An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, “The philosophy of religion is (in part) concerned with whether such a belief is justified

  • Is There a God?

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    brought up in. ‘The atmosphere was one of frequent prayer, emotional repression, and formality’. So Russell used his writing as a medium to vent out. Over the next few years he wrote numerous essays; one which perhaps stood out the most was “Is There a God?” Reconciling faith with science and logic has always been problematic. With the advancements in the world of science and the emergence of philosophy, some people started to view science and religion as two mutually exclusive entities. In an era when

  • God Of The Gods In Euripide's 'Osofisan'

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    He promised to return from the dead, if his people needed him and called him. Osofisan makes Anlugbua the god of the elements, which to some extent corresponds to Poseidon’s position in Euripides’s drama.On the surface of things, then, it is the interrelations between the gods that direct their actions. The human world is merely their playground, and the mortals must follow the whims of the gods. This fact is summed up by Shakespeare when he says through the character of King Lear “Osofisan’s play

  • Returning To God After God: Anatheism

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    Anatheism Theism is the belief in a God who is the creator of all things. Atheism, on the other hand, is the belief that there is no God or creator of all things. Throughout history there has been quite the battle between these two ways of thinking. Theist rely mostly on faith for what is true while atheists defend themselves with scientific thought. Some religious thinkers have even changed their stance on what they believe is true. Others can not seem to make up their minds and switch back and

  • Is There a God?

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    recent years, evidence refuting the possibility of the existence of God have become the cause of many clashes, accusing at the same time anyone who dares to say that he believes in God, a man who believes illusions and irrational.Karl Marx stressed that everyone who believes in God must suffer from a mental disorder which affects its ability to correct thinking.The psychiatrist Sigmund Freud wrote that a person who believes in God the Creator has the illusion and asserts itself in this belief because

  • Augustines God Vs. Epictetus God

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    following paragraphs, i will contrast the God of Epictetus, and the God of Augustine, and in the end, my stand will be clear. Epictetus and Augustine both identify God on basic level. Epictetus says, "Where the essence of God is, there too is the essence of good. What is the essence of God?......Right Reason? Certainly. Here then, without more ado, seek the essence of good." He says strive for goodness, live in conformity with it, and you will find God. God is the vital force that creates all

  • Personalities of God

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    The Hebrew Bible explores the changing personalities of God. The personalities of God range from an optimistic and creative God in the first creation story in Genesis to a destructive and regretful God during the story of Noah and the ark. God’s personalities are not black and white; he gives tests, such as when he asks Abraham to kill his own son because God was jealous of the possibility of Abraham loving his son more than him. Though Gods personalities can differ in the Hebrew Bible, he always

  • The Existence Of God

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    statements established about the unseen and natural forces since the beginning of time. It gave rise to questions such as: Do aliens exist? Is there a world of the unseen? Life after Death and the most popular question since the beginning of times, Does God exists? And the answer is ‘yes’. Here is how I will justify my stance. Imagine yourself walking in the middle of a desert, which shows no signs of life regardless of which ever direction your eyes turn to. When, suddenly, you see something reflecting

  • The Existence of a God

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    The Existence of a God Throughout history, the worship of gods has been a part of daily life even amidst those cultures that have been considered "savage". The reactions, movement, existence, comparisons, purposes, and common beliefs of the world show that there must be a god. The existence of a god is an irrefutable fact. Sir Isaac Newton stated that "every action has a reaction." Therefore every reaction is formed from an action which€in and of itself is a reaction to a previous action

  • a mind of God

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    something outside of ourselves that we must take into account. "Thinking in light of God's existence and his self-revelation is what it means to have a Christian mind".White, J. E. (2006). A mind for God. In my life I believe thinking like a Christian is trying to see the world and the people in it, the way God sees us. The book describes it as seeing the world in a light of faith. As hard is it may seem sometimes, I try to view the world as a people who are broken. Before I get out of my car in the morning

  • The Improbability of God

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    through the fact that the existence of God is an extraordinary claim, hence in the absence of extraordinary evidence the saying that God exists may be regarded as false. 1.If a claim is extraordinary, then in the absence of extraordinarily strong evidence in its favor, the claim may be considered false. 2.The claim that God exists is an extraordinary claim. 3.Therefore, in the absence of extraordinarily strong evidence in its favor, the claim that a god exists may be considered false. 4.There

  • Mission of God

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    Mission of God When one comes across the question “Who is God for them?” they could present a lot of definitions on what they think God is. To some, they would revere God as the Supreme Being that has created the whole universe in seven days. Some would note that He is the Loving, Caring, Sympathetic and Ever-Forgiving God that watches over us and guides us away from the darkness of our hearts. Many would state that He is the only Divine Being that everyone must obey and worship. This answer many

  • Greek Gods

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    Greek Gods Gods have existed almost since the beginning of mankind, as people had things that they worshiped such as the sun, the moon, and many other things. To me the Greeks had the most unique gods, because they had many gods for many different things such as love, war, etc. The gods were almost like human beings as they interacted in the lives of the people they watched over and the people they cherished. The gods were said to have mixed with the humans to make half mortal and half immortal

  • God Chosen

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    God’s chosen examples. When God calls you must answer, my Baptist preacher bellows from his pulpit. Everyone has a purpose on this earth, but God has chosen a special few to help him carry out his divine plan, he continues. Countless Sunday mornings I spent listening to my pastor preaching about man’s encounters with God. He explains the significance of the encounters to the people of antiquity and he even relates the encounters to our every day lives. If one has met with God and seen His glory he is

  • God As Sovereign

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    not believe in any kind of god, that the world simply came into existence. However, this belief cannot hold true. Simply by examining nature and all of its intricate details, people stand unable to deny the presence of a Creator. Deep down, people cannot help but to feel that something greater than themselves exists. A Supreme Being- a god, but what kind of god exists? A god similar to Ares, the war-god of the Greeks? One who lusts for blood and destruction? Or a placid god, one parallel to Eirene,

  • God Is The Creator

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    God is the Creator Christianity is a religion which embodies the teachings of Jesus Christ. Christ is completely divine and mortal. He is God. He is truly unique in that He fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies of a coming Messiah. The aforementioned prophecies were explicitly communicated through the Bible, a guidebook for followers of Christianity. Specifically, the Old Testament is the foundation of many religions (i.e. Judaism, Islam and Christianity). The Bible (the Scripture) is composed

  • God Is Truth

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    believing what others tell you without considering what you feel is right. In fact, there is no explanation someone could give of God or truth because these are both infinite terms, and when infinite terms are expressed in the finite, they become nothingness (Pascal, p.86). Truth - when it i... ... middle of paper ... ...e in finite terms because those finite terms transform God and the truth into nothingness. This is why filling the infinite abyss is so impossible with finite means. Only the infinite

  • The Stereotypes Of God

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    The world? Mankind? Or God? Galatians 1:10 says “am I now trying to win the approval of human beings or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people I would not be a servant of Christ” So if we live by the world what exactly are we