The goodness of God is more scripturally based. This is why—even with the undeniable logic of the contingency, teleological, and religious experience arguments—an element of faith is still necessary for the theist
Category: Religion and Faith
Fate, Determinism, and Free Will
Defining the concepts and examining arguments favoring each as the dominant force in human life.
Essential Elements of Organized Religion
Organized religion adds structure and definition to the complexities of belief and faith in God, devotion to Him, and fulfilling the desire to please Him.
Philosophy of Religion
Faith Seeking Understanding
By the Numbers Less than 1% of the world population 16 million globally (6m US, 6m Israel) Three primary sects with several subsects Orthodox Conservative Reform Began c. 1800 BC Primary Texts: Torah, Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) In the beginning … Judaism, Christianity, and Islam trace their origins to Abram as chronicled in the Torah (the first five books of the New Testament). Abram…
By the Numbers 29% of the world population 2.2 billion followers globally Largest sect: Roman Catholicism (1.2 billion) 20,000+ sects Began c. 30 AD Primary Text: The Holy Bible Timeline c. 1 AD Annunciation c. 1 AD Birth of Christ c. 30 AD Death and Resurrection of Christ The Annunciation (c. 1 AD) Through the angel…
Suffering and the Human Condition
Examining the experience of evil and its connection to humanity.