Joe Hinman wants me to set aside Mr. Geisler’s pathetic case for God, and to give serious consideration to his case for God, which includes at least two arguments: Argument 1: an Aspect of Being is Eternal And Necessary (ABEAN), and Argument 2: Religious Experience Meets Epistemic Criteria (REMEC). In this first post, I will … Hinman’s Two Ways – Part 1: Outline of Argument #1
After laying out his case for the existence of God in When Skeptics Ask (hereafter: WSA), Dr. Norman Geisler attempts to link the God that he thinks he has proven to exist with “the God of the Bible”: Is this the God of the Bible? At the burning bush, God told Moses his name and … Geisler’s Five Ways – Part 18: The God of the Bible Exists?
Here is my multi-part critical examination of Dr. Norman Geisler’s case for the existence of God in his book When Skeptics Ask (coauthored with Ronald Brooks): Geisler’s First Argument https://secularfrontier.infidels.org/2016/10/16/geislers-first-argument/ Geisler’s Five Ways https://secularfrontier.infidels.org/2016/10/16/geislers-five-ways/ Geisler’s Five Ways – Part 2: How Many Arguments for God? https://secularfrontier.infidels.org/2016/10/18/geislers-five-ways-part-2-how-many-arguments-for-god-2/ Geisler’s Five Ways – Part 3: Just ONE Argument … INDEX: Geisler’s Five Ways
From the site ProCon: http://borngay.procon.org/view.answers.php?questionID=001365 Mike Pence, JD, United States House Representative (R-IN), made the following comments during a Nov. 7, 2007 House floor speech opposing passage of “The Employment Non-Discrimination Act”: “Let me be clear that I am not condoning discrimination against people for any reason whatsoever. I believe in civility and decency in … Mike Pence on Gay Rights vs. Religious Freedom
Because Dr. Norman Geisler is unclear and confused in his use of the word “God”, he fails to properly conclude his case for the existence of God in his book When Skeptics Ask (hereafter: WSA). But this failure is easily fixed. I will reconstruct the final inference of his case for God in this post. … Geisler’s Five Ways – Part 17: God Exists?
In the “Why didn’t I think of this?” category, The Onion brings you this: http://www.theonion.com/article/non-denominational-terrorist-organization-welcomes-50742
The title of my post might come across as snarky, so I want to begin my making it clear that is not my intent. In fact, I want to go on record as saying I have great respect for Plantinga’s skill as a philosopher. Among other things, I think he succeeded in his attempt to … Plantinga Calls <I>This</I> A Good Argument for God’s Existence?
A standard objection to traditional arguments for God is that even if the arguments were successful, they fail to prove that there is just ONE god, leaving open the possibility that polytheism is true, and that monotheism is false. In Phase 5 of his case for God in When Skeptics Ask (hereafter: WSA), Dr. Norman … Geisler’s Five Ways – Part 16: Just One Unlimited Being?
Dr. Norman Geisler uses cosmological arguments to show that God is very powerful, and a teleological argument to show that God is very intelligent, and a moral argument to show that God is good (When Skeptics Ask [hereafter: WSA], p.26-27). But in Phase 4 of his case, he has not yet attempted to show that God exists. … Geisler’s Five Ways – Part 15: Omnipotent, Omniscient, and Perfectly Good?
Almost five years ago, I published my “20+ Questions for Theists.” They say hindsight is 20/20. After reading the numerous comments in the combox, I can see that I was not as clear as I would have liked to have been. So I’d like to offer a clarification before reposting the list of questions, which … 25 Questions for Theists