Proving Gods Existence #1 No Bible Allowed! <ul><li>Much of this information is taken from the teachings of Dr. William La...
The Kalam Cosmological Argument <ul><li>( + ) Arguments for the premise.  </li></ul><ul><li>( - ) Arguments against the pr...
1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( - ) Physics gives examples of things coming from nothing. </li></ul><ul...
Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( + ) The Maria Argument! </li></ul><ul><li>( + ) “Nothing comes from nothin...
1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( - ) Only true of things in the universe but, not the universe itself. <...
1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( - ) OK, What about your God!  What caused him? </li></ul>
2. The universe began to exist <ul><li>2.1 An actually infinite number of things can not exist </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 A beg...
2.1 An actually infinite number of things can not exist  <ul><li>( - ) Modern Set Theory. </li></ul><ul><li>( - ) There ar...
2.1 An actually infinite number of things can not exist  <ul><li>( + ) Hilbert's Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>( + ) Objections ...
3. Therefore, the universe has a cause
1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe began to exist. 3. Therefore the universe has a cause.
The Moral Argument <ul><li>1. If God does not exist objective moral values do not exist. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Objective mo...
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Deeper 6 - Kalam Cosmological Argument

  1. 1. Proving Gods Existence #1 No Bible Allowed! <ul><li>Much of this information is taken from the teachings of Dr. William Lane Craig, his book “On Guard”, and website Reasonable Faith. Amazon link: http://cbsa.net/OnGuard Website: http://www.reasonablefaith.org </li></ul>
  2. 2. The Kalam Cosmological Argument <ul><li>( + ) Arguments for the premise. </li></ul><ul><li>( - ) Arguments against the premise. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( - ) Physics gives examples of things coming from nothing. </li></ul><ul><li>( - ) Subatomic particles come into being from nothing from a vacuum. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( + ) The Maria Argument! </li></ul><ul><li>( + ) “Nothing comes from nothing, nothing ever could.” </li></ul><ul><li>( + ) Ball in the woods, expansion. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( - ) Only true of things in the universe but, not the universe itself. </li></ul><ul><li>( + ) Taxicab fallacy. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause! <ul><li>( - ) OK, What about your God! What caused him? </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. The universe began to exist <ul><li>2.1 An actually infinite number of things can not exist </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 A beginning less series of past events involves an infinite number of things </li></ul><ul><li>2.3 Therefore a beginning less of past events can not exist. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2.1 An actually infinite number of things can not exist <ul><li>( - ) Modern Set Theory. </li></ul><ul><li>( - ) There are examples, such as dividing a distance into 1/2s infinitely. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2.1 An actually infinite number of things can not exist <ul><li>( + ) Hilbert's Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>( + ) Objections normally point to potential infinite not actually infinite. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. Therefore, the universe has a cause
  11. 11. 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe began to exist. 3. Therefore the universe has a cause.
  12. 12. The Moral Argument <ul><li>1. If God does not exist objective moral values do not exist. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Objective moral values do exist. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Therefore God does exist. </li></ul>
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