the nature and attributes of God

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what is meant by the term benevolence
all good and all loving
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which French philosopher argued that god should be able to do anything, including the logically impossible?
desecrates
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how does Aquinas understand the idea of gods omnipotence?
god can do anything that is within his nature and that doesn't apply contradiction
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who took a four dimensional approach to gods relationship with time?
Anselm
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who argued that god might know us in the same way that close friends know us, so our actions can be predicted without compromising our free will?
Schleiermacher
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who argued that god is eternal and can see us from a 'lofty peak'
descartes
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what is swinburnes view about gods relationship with time?
that god is everlasting and moves along the same time line as we do
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what do Christians believe is the ultimate expression of Gods goodness and love?
the incarnation and sacrifice
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why might gods omnipotence be seen to be incompatible with gods omnibenenvolence
because omnipotence suggest that god can do anything where as omnibenevolence suggests that god can't do anything bad
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why might gods omniscience be seen as a threat to humans free will
because if god knows the future with certainty then we will have to do the things that god knows we will do
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which philosopher claims that god deliberately limits his own omnipotence for our benefit
Peter vardy
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why might some people reject the idea that god is everlasting rather than eternal?
because god outside of time cannot interact with people inside time; because an eternal god could not have emotions and could not love or could not respond to pray.
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