What is ‘God’?

God is the English name given to the singular omnipotent being in theistic and deistic religions (and other belief systems) who is either the sole deity in monotheism, or a single deity in polytheism.

God is most often conceived of as the supernatural creator and overseer of the universe. Theologians have ascribed a variety of attributes to the many different conceptions of God. The most common among these include omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence, omnibenevolence (perfect goodness), divine simplicity, and eternal and necessary existence. God has also been conceived as being incorporeal, a personal being, the source of all moral obligation, and the "greatest conceivable existent"

Source: Wikipedia

The ‘God’ series will be a collection of blog posts dedicated specifically to addressing the ‘God’ question. The most popular philosophical arguments put forward by believers to argue for the existence of ‘God’ will be critically examined, in addition to arguments for why its most likely that ‘God’ does not exist.

Throughout history numerous gods have been worshipped (and are still worshipped today). The god this blog post series will focus on mainly will be the god of classical theism.

Personally, I am an atheist because I find that none of the arguments that have been formulated in an attempt to prove the existence of ‘God’ are convincing. Over the course of this series, we shall see why.

This series page will be updated (inclusive of active links) as an when new posts pertaining to the subject matter are generated.

Arguments FOR the existence of ‘God’:

  • The Cosmological Argument
  • The ‘Kalam’ Cosmological Argument
  • The Ontological Argument(s)
  • The Argument from Contingency
  • The Fine-Tuning Argument
  • The Transcendental Argument

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