God, arguments for the existence of

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  • God, arguments for the existence of —    Arguments for the existence of God are arguments that purport to prove, or provide rational grounds to believe in, the existence of God. Of these types of arguments there are two basic divisions: a posteriori and a priori. The ontological… …   Christian Philosophy

  • God, arguments for the existence of —    Although the Qur’an provides no strict proofs for the existence of God, it repeatedly urges us to consider the origin, harmonious order and sustained existence of the world, and to draw the appropriate conclusion. In this manner, it lays the… …   Islamic philosophy dictionary

  • arguments for the existence of God —  Доказательства существования Бога …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • existence of God, arguments for the —  Существования Бога доказательства …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Transcendental argument for the existence of God — The Transcendental Argument for the existence of God (TAG) is an argument for the existence of God that attempts to show that logic, science, ethics (and generally every fact of human experience and knowledge) are not meaningful apart from a… …   Wikipedia

  • proofs for the existence of God —    This term (from the Latin probare, meaning to prove ) generically refers to theoretical arguments that are intended to lead to a particular conclusion. In Christian history, theologians have proposed many different types of proofs for the… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • PROOFS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD —    the most famous A PRIORI argument is the ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT associated with ANSELM of Canterbury. The classic posteriori arguments are found in the works of Thomas AQUINAS and include the COSMOLOGICAL, MORAL AND TELEOLOGICAL arguments …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • Existence of God — Part of a series on God General conceptions …   Wikipedia

  • The nature of God in Western theology — The nature of God in monotheistic religions is a broad topic in Western philosophy of religion and theology, with a very old and distinguished history; it was one of the central topics in medieval philosophy.The Abrahamic faiths, Judaism,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Mind of God — Infobox Book name = The Mind of God title orig = translator = image caption = author = Paul Davies illustrator = cover artist = country = language = English series = subject = genre = publisher = Simon Schuster UK release date = 1992 english… …   Wikipedia

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