In part 2 of this series, George Ortega, Chandler Klebs and Jamie Soden explore a proof of the Judeo-Christian-Islamic God based on the following commonly held attributes, which are listed on the Wiki page. They are presented here in descending order of salience; 1. Creator; 2. Ruler (Governor); 3. Omnipotence; 4. Omnipresence; 5. Omniscience; 6. Omnibenevolence; 7. Eternal Nature; 8. Personal Nature; 9. Source of Moral Obligation; 10. Incorporeality/Immateriality; 11. Divine Simplicity.
We generally agreed that the first five assigned attributes and Eternal Nature are logically and/or scientifically valid, Omnivebevolence is clearly mistaken, (but we note it is not asserted in the Bible) and the four remaining ones may or not be valid, depending upon the context within which they are understood.
Since we have not arrived at a full consensus regarding the existence of these attributes as proof of God’s existence, we’ll continue to explore the theme in future episodes.
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