The existence of God and revelation – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting beliefs in contemporary British society about miracles. Explain two similar beliefs about general revelation. Explain two similar beliefs evil as an argument against the existence of God If the question refers to ‘beliefs in contemporary British society’, at least one part of your answer must be about Christian views. 5… Read More The existence of God and revelation – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

The existence of God and revelation – REVISION QUESTIONS

What piece of evidence is used at the start of the cosmological argument? According to Aquinas, why must there be a first cause to the universe? Why does the kalaam cosmological argument say that the universe has a cause? How does the kalaam cosmological argument show that both Christians and Muslims agree with the cosmological… Read More The existence of God and revelation – REVISION QUESTIONS

The existence of God and revelation – THE VALUE OF REVELATION

Does Revelation Have Value?   Yes Revelation has a crucial role to play in the founding of religions. Without Muhammad’s revelation from God, there would be no Islam.  Without God being revealed in Jesus, there would be no Christianity. Without St Paul’s conversion to Christianity the religion may not have survived let alone become the… Read More The existence of God and revelation – THE VALUE OF REVELATION

The existence of God and revelation – SCIENCE AS AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Science As Proof That God Does Not Exist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Many would argue that as our scientific knowledge has increased our need for God has decreased to the point that in effect mankind has ‘Killed God’. Scientific theories such as the Big Bang and Evolution can explain life on Earth without the need for… Read More The existence of God and revelation – SCIENCE AS AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

The existence of God and revelation – THE PROBLEM OF EVIL AS AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Arguments Against The Existence Of God   Many people actively choose to not believe in a god or higher power. They may put forward a number of arguments to try and prove that God does not exist.   The Problem Of Evil – Suffering as proof that God does not exist   Believers would say… Read More The existence of God and revelation – THE PROBLEM OF EVIL AS AN ARGUMENT AGAINST THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

The existence of God and revelation – THE MIRACLES ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Arguments for the Existence of God from Miracles   Miracle: An event, which goes against the laws of nature, thought to be caused by God   If asked why they believe in God, many would say because they have experienced a miracle   Exam Tip – You must be able to refer to examples put… Read More The existence of God and revelation – THE MIRACLES ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

The existence of God and revelation – THE FIRST CAUSE ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

The First Cause Argument Everything exists in chains of cause and effect. You cannot trace each chain back infinitely; there must be a starting point or ‘first cause’, which starts everything off. For Christians, this ‘first cause’ must be ‘uncaused’ therefore the ‘uncaused cause’ is God. Many people would say that the First Cause Argument… Read More The existence of God and revelation – THE FIRST CAUSE ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

The existence of God and revelation – THE DESIGN ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Arguments For The Existence of God   As well as knowing what believers think God is like, you also have to be able to explain a number of the arguments used by believers to prove that God exists. It is important that you can criticize these arguments too.   The Design Argument Put forward by… Read More The existence of God and revelation – THE DESIGN ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD