• Religion
    on faith”. I am more of a faith based person, so that is why I believe the God created the universe. We will now discuss whether or not God’s omniscience and human free will can be reconciled. Personally I don’t think they can be reconciled. Free will is defined as “the power of acting without...
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  • PHI 208 (RELIGION)
    , state why you think it happens, test it and adjust your original assumption to fit) while religions typically take the teachings of a person from long ago and promote this as the only truth. Can God’s omniscience and human free will be reconciled? It is necessary to begin by defining the terms...
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  • Religious
    God and real evil be reconciled? Can God’s omniscience and human freewill be reconciled? When one believe in a spiritual being this can have a major role in belief. Adam disobedience to God started the whole process. Adam was given freewill in the garden he was supposed to be the head. The...
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  • The Existence of Evil Makes Belief in God Impossible’. Assess This View.
    flaw as they were created by God, would sin? Even if they free and happy in the grace of God, where would this ‘original sin’ come from if it was not in their nature. Also Augustine’s theodicy is very pessimistic in nature, as he describes all humans as ‘lumps of sin’, when we were born. It can...
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  • Religion or Spirituality -Phi200
    things can live in harmony. Doing the research I have been doing however, it seems more believers and religious groups would agree that these issues could not reconcile as it would not be possible for humans to have free will if we were to believe in a Omniscience God. God, is to be having a Grand...
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  • Philosophy
    challenge If God is just, then how can he also be forgiving?, for instance, has led theists to understand both God’s justice and his forgiveness in ways that can be reconciled. The challenge If God is all-knowing, then how can our choices be free? has prompted a similar approach to divine...
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  • The Problem of Evil
    a non-thing. Evil is said to come from the free actions of human beings. God can't do what's logically impossible and it's said to be logically impossible for God to create humans who are free but always choose to do what's right. This therefore takes the responsibility of evil from God...
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  • A Message from Jesus Christ to Homosexual Christians and Transgendered Christians
    , healthier, and more knowledgeable than we think that He is! In fact, considering the limitations that we have as human beings and the very limited understanding that we have of the universe, we have little concept of Gods omniscience, complete health and perfect knowledge to be able to come to a basic...
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  • Problem of Evil
    the misuse of human free will)? One of the central claims of the Judaeo-Christian tradition is the existence of an omnipotent and all-loving God. Against this is the observation that people and animals suffer evil. By common sense, we would infer from this observation that God, as conceived in this...
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  • critically expose the problem of evil
    with their freedom. However God cannot do the logically impossible. Having human beings who are free and always determined to choose the good is impossible. God’s omnipotence means that God can do the absolutely possible and thus for God nothing possible is impossible. That which is absolutely...
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  • Atonement of Christ
    But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we...
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  • God's Foreknowledge and the Problem of Evil: a Proposal
    of human freedom. As Augustine’s interlocutor, Evodius, says, ‘since God foreknew that he [Adam] was going to sin, his sin necessarily had to happen. How then is the will free when such inescapable necessity is found in it?’[4] Augustine then argues that ‘God’s foreknowledge does not force the...
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  • Basic Argument for Fatalism
    unavoidable (and we are powerless to do anything other than what we actually do) because God has exhaustive foreknowledge of all future human actions. Here is an important statement of the argument for theological fatalism from Augustine (On Free Choice of the Will, Book III) I very much wonder how God...
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  • A2 Philosophy and Ethics Course Handbook 2013 to 2014
    , Thomas Aquinas Concept of God and relationship with humanity Theological determinism John Calvin Augustine Miracle – God’s activity in the world R.F. Holland, David Hume, Richard Swinburne Religious ideas of free will Immanuel Kant, John Locke, Steve Pinker, David Hume God as revealed through...
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  • The Problem of Evil
    intentionally perfect world ceased to be. Furthermore Irenaeus claim s that humans use their free will to choose suffering and evil. The presence of evil in the world is not a punishment but simply a by-product of our ‘bad-choices’. He also states that God cannot compromise our free will with evil and that if there was no evil there would be no depiction between what is right and what is wrong. In conclusion...
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  • PHIL101 Quiz #5
    Teleological Argument (the Design Argument) for the existence of God in which way(s)? A.Comparing the material universe and a human artifact is a poor analogy. B.Even if the resemblance between the material universe and human artifacts justified thinking they have similar causes, this doesn't...
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  • Love: God's All-Pervasive Attribute
    :” omnipotence, omniscience, and even omnibenevolence. But is this really the case? If what DCE says is true, then there is no need to worry about the compromise of the human will’s autonomy, because it is man who loves the other, and God can be said to only subsist in that interpersonal love of man...
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  • Life and Works of Maimonides
    we account for God’s providential care of humans, and how do we account for human freedom in light of God’s omniscience? Once again, I will argue that Maimonides’ treatment of these issues incorporates his grappling with a natural conception of reality, one that leaves little room for free choice...
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  • Islamiat Notes
    upon for their needs and their requests." b) Muslis believe in Tawhid, omnipotence and omniscience of Allah. He has no partners. According to the Holy Quran: “There is no God but He.” (2:255) “No son did Allah beget, nor is there any god with him.” (23:91) The Concept of Tawheed has been explained...
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  • God
    Canaanite god whose name, meaning powerful one, became generic for all god(s) and mighty men in Hebrew. It also is used in reference to deities of other religions, to angels, and to human judges. According to The Oxford Companion To World Mythology (David Leeming, Oxford University Press, 2005, page...
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