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    703 Introduction to Christian Philosophy End of Semester Exam 2013 14 703 Introduction to Christian Philosophy End of Semester Exam 2013 14 Document Transcript

    • Intro. Christ. Philosophy (703) Mid Semester Exam page ! of !1 4 Introduction to Christian Philosophy (703) End Semester Exam ?? 2014, 0900-1200 Use only the space given for each answer. This exam is looking for clear, concise answers. Use lists and bullet points where appropriate. You must use your Bible in this exam - Biblical references are expected to be used in answering each question and their use will result in higher marks being awarded. Student’s Name:_______________________________________________ ! ! There are 5 questions, each worth 20 marks - select and answer only 2
 ! 1. Pontius Pilate famously asked, “What is truth?” As a Christian who has studied philosophy outline a conversation you might have with him trying to convince him that there is absolute truth. (20 marks) ! 2. Define the law of non-contradiction - What do you understand by it? Give examples of how it impacts society and Christian thinking. (10+10=20 marks) ! 3. “Philosophy is an evidential discipline”. Explain why. (20 marks) ! % ______ Final Mark____/40
    • Intro. Christ. Philosophy (703) Mid Semester Exam page ! of !2 4 ! 4. Greg Ganssle discusses the logical (deductive) problem of evil using the work of John MacKie as a foundation. Complete the following table of premises by which we might address the issue. (20 marks) 1. God exists and is wholly good, omnipotent and omniscient 2. Evil exists 3. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ 6. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ 7. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ 8. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ 9. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ! 5. Following on from the premises used in question (4) Discuss where and atheist and Christian philosopher might disagree with one another. Explain what you believe would be the main reasons for their disagreement. (20 marks)

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