Essays Tagged: "Theism"

Questions of Omnipotence including a possible reply to The Rock paradox vs. Gods Omnipotence with relation to Mavrodes and physics

natural and supernatural possibility. It seems that all distinctions would be problematic for mono-theism. Consider this; Can God create a child for Himself to rear who has many God-like powers inclu ... y God-like powers including rule over humans? If He can Does this not imply the possibility of poly-theism?4. Is Mavrodes classification of creating a stone too heavy for an omnipotent being to lift a ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Comparison Contrast Essay on Perceptions of the Supernatural in lives of Mary Rowlandson and Benjamin Franklin

ated to their perceptions of God.Religion was a vital part of life in colonial America.A shift from theism to deism was occurring. The Puritans ofthis time were fleeing the Church of England. Their ho ...

(3 pages) 115 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Modernist Impasse.

God's will. We can take heart as Christians because God is on our side and is fighting for. Unlike theism God is presently active in battle of principalities.The 20th century is full of utopia promis ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is a comparision of the Dravidian and ayran civilizations of india and how they relate to pantheism and theism

Pantheism vs. Theism: A Comparative Look at the Ancient Dravidian and Aryan Civilizations of IndiaIn to ... ost people is primarily a dogmatic, overly structured skeleton of rules and ritualistic traditions. Theism is the belief that God is a transcendental being above all other earthly and heavenly beings ... nding span of time for the sake of dogma (who's is right, who's is evil, who's is oldest, etc.). Pantheism is a metaphysical religious position in which God is immanent, it is an essence that exists i ...

(7 pages) 50 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Transcendentalism in Beowulf and Antigone

e still very individualistic. As time progressed forwards, a trend swept Europe towards a period of theism, where the god or gods are treated as father figures; the gods controlled the lives of all th ... osophy of the literature forms a complete cycle from individualistic transcendentalism, to selfless theism, back to the individualist ideas, seeming to coincide neatly with the times of each era. As t ...

(8 pages) 51 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Problem of Evil: Is the Existence of Evil Evidence Against the Existence of God?

e of evil is logically incompatible with the existence of an omnibenevolent, omnipotent God, making theism impossible. J.L. Mackie argues from this standpoint, and claims that the very nature of a the ... hat an omnipotent being can do.Mackie feels that these additional premises implicitly show that the theism is logically inconsistent. He concludes that inevitably, one of the key theistic concepts of ...

(9 pages) 217 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Social Order & Morality

(1 pages) 35 1 1.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What are the consequences of Nietzsche's discussion of religion on his understanding of morality?

e, and is no longer "listening". However there is still a religious spirit which has evolved beyond theism. Nietzsche also speaks of how the spirit of sacrifice for religion has been refined through t ...

(3 pages) 89 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

When Men Began To Think: Revisiting the Ancient Asian Thinking

e eastern thinkers were already focused to a more profound distinction between Monism and Dualistic Theism (that is between full-fledged Monistic mysticism in which God or Godhead is understood as non ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Atheism Vs. Theism

Atheism vs. Theism Two arguments shall be considered and evaluated for validity, soundness, and the o ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Divine Acts And Miracles

ecause of his continued will that it should. In this section we will explore further this Christian theism and its view of God acting in his world.In our culture we believe the operations of nature fo ... aps' theology "" God works only in the gaps in natural processes. Not only is this a denial of true theism, but there is a danger that as "˜gaps' are filled by further scientific explanation the ...

(47 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


was lost in a midst of confusion, when suddenly my good friend Jessica suggested I do my speech on Atheism. Finally, I had the perfect topic for my speech. I was shocked to discover how many people do ... st lives.Atheists are the people that want to eliminate the word "god" from the whole world. Atheism is the denial of or lack of belief in the existence of a god or gods. In the absence of belie ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Dionysian Aspects Of Wicca

others are worshipped today. Deity worship, for the pagan, is a personal choice, some choosing monotheism, others dual theism, while still others choose the path of polytheism. Modern followers of th ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Pragmatic God

of this they are worse off than the person who made the wrong choice. The actual decision of theism or atheism is a "genuine option: it is living because of both options" - god or no god - thes ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy