About God in Newton’s correspondence with Richard Bentley and Queries in Opticks

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Correspondence with Richard Bentley In Newton’s correspondence with Richard Bentley, Newton rejected the possibility of remote action, even though he accepted it in the Principia. On February 25, 1692/93, in the third letter addressed to Bentley, Newton wrote: “It is … Read More

Philosophical analysis of faith

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(Allegory and symbols of faith in Christianity.) Faith, according to the most common meaning, is the disposition to accept as true information that is not directly known, based on the authority of others (teacher, friend, a document, etc.). In the … Read More

Argument from miracles

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The argument from miracles is an argument for the existence of God saying that if there are phenomena that can not be accomplished by any creature – miracles – it is God who makes them , and thus gives them … Read More

The problem of Evil and the best of all possible worlds

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In philosophy, more specifically in theology, the problem of Evil is the question of how to reconcile the existence of evil with that of an omniscient, omnipotent, and good God. Presentation of the problem Two forms of the problem of … Read More

Fine-tuned Universe – The Fine Tuning Argument

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 (The Discovery Institute’s Center for the Renewal of Science and Culture used banners based on The Creation of Adam from the Sistine Chapel. Later it used a less religious image, then was renamed the Center for Science and Culture.) In … Read More

Intelligent design argument

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The teleological argument (physico-theological argument, argument from design, or intelligent design argument) is the argument about the existence of God which is based on perceptible evidence of order, intention, design, or direction – or a combination of these – in … Read More