A Case for the Existence of God by Dean L. Overman

By Dean L. Overman

.cs95E872D0{text-align:left;text-indent:0pt;margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 0pt} .cs5EFED22F{color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman; font-size:12pt; font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; } .csA62DFD6A{color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman; font-size:12pt; font-weight:normal; font-style:italic; } a number of the brightest clinical minds of our time, from Albert Einstein to Stephen Hawking, have made wonderful insights into the earliest origins of the universe, yet have didn't finally become aware of why there's something instead of nothing—why we exist. In A Case for the lifestyles of God, Dean L. Overman examines the newest theories in regards to the origins of the universe and explains why even the main refined technology can in basic terms take us to this point. finally we needs to make a jump of religion to appreciate the realm, and Overman argues jump into theism offers the main fulfilling conclusions.Overman explores primary questions about why our global exists and the way it features, utilizing rules of common sense, physics, and theology. In a time while faith and technological know-how are usually portrayed as diametrically antagonistic, A Case for the life of God provides a fresh view of the interaction among technology and faith and makes a compelling case for the life of God and his position in our global.

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It is rather astonishing that the universe is intelligible, for it could also have been a disordered chaos rather than a mathematically ordered cosmos. One should marvel that abstract mathematics can perfectly describe the counterintuitive, invisible world of subatomic quantum physics and the unexperienced, invisible macro domain of relativity. Mathematical intelligibility in a universe finely tuned for the existence of human life raises rational questions. 27 The discussion in this book will merely describe what I consider to be certain signposts or signals pointing to the divine.

Not all forms of theism contribute to the attributes of a mature personality. Allport argued that most of the criticism aimed against theism is directed against an immature religious sentiment, such as one that has not progressed beyond a stage focused on impulsive self-gratification. This stage could serve only a childish wish fulfillment or an interest mainly 9 A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD centered around an immature self. Such an immature religious sentiment is also characterized by an unreflective attitude that does not include the ability to see one’s self more objectively and does not provide a context of meaning for one’s location in life.

28 British philosopher Bertrand Russell held to the position that the universe simply exists as a brute fact. He refused to address Leibniz’s question why there is something (a cosmos) rather than nothing. But what would be his reason for holding his position, given the scientific understanding we now have concerning the universe? Unless he could distinguish the universe from other contingent things, he would have to explain why hotels, airplanes, and chemicals cannot come into existence without a cause, but the 24 CHAPTER 2 universe can just pop into existence out of nothing.

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