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Implications of the Fact of God

If God has the ultimate right to define what qualifies as "good" - as I have proposed/argued in The Fact of God - then that means that there is no standard that hangs over God with demands and stipulations that He is obligated to adhere to. God creates - or, better, IS - the Standard… Continue reading Implications of the Fact of God

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The Fact of God

I would propose to the reader this thesis: God is the fundamental definer of goodness. Expansion of the Thesis: in being the first cause and the prime mover of all creation, God has the absolute right to dictate what is good. Higher still, as the ultimate power; the only giver of life who exists outside… Continue reading The Fact of God

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Monotheism

The Primary Claim and Assumption of ChristianityYou cannot get past the first sentence of the first book in the Bible without encountering the concept of monotheism: "In the beginning God..." (Genesis 1:1). However, there are those that would beg to differ - the Mormons, for example, would have us believe that "beginning" here is merely… Continue reading Monotheism

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“If/Then” Statements in Relation to the Nature of God

My theological knowledge that was more orthodox than heretical began to develop in leaps and bounds around the age of 20 (I have no specific "conversion" memory, so I have no specific year to point at - let alone day) when I began to seriously study and read through whole books of the Bible in… Continue reading “If/Then” Statements in Relation to the Nature of God