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; } many of the brightest clinical minds of our time, from Albert Einstein to Stephen Hawking, have made very good insights into the earliest origins of the universe, yet have did not finally realize why there's something instead of nothing—why we exist. In A Case for the lifestyles of God, Dean L. Overman examines the most recent theories in regards to the origins of the universe and explains why even the main subtle technology can merely take us to this point. eventually we needs to make a jump of religion to appreciate the realm, and Overman argues bounce into theism presents the main enjoyable conclusions.Overman explores primary questions about why our global exists and the way it capabilities, utilizing rules of common sense, physics, and theology. In a time while faith and technological know-how are frequently portrayed as diametrically adverse, A Case for the life of God offers a fresh view of the interaction among technological know-how and faith and makes a compelling case for the life of God and his position in our international.

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When one argues against the principle, he or she begins to question the existence of reason itself. The conundrum of using reason to argue against the existence of reason appears odd if not self-defeating. The intelligibility of physical reality appears to require the principle of sufficient reason. EVERYTHING THAT EXISTS IS EITHER CONTINGENT OR NECESSARY. When we consider the basic fact of existence, we can understand that whatever exists, including the universe as a whole, either has its existence in, through, and from itself or its existence is dependent on the existence of something else.

15 A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Because many interpreted Kant’s theory of knowledge as an account that removes the philosophy of religion outside the realm of reason, Kant’s theory also influenced the turn toward human subjectivity in the writings of Sören Kierkegaard, Rudolf Otto, Martin Buber, Paul Tillich, and other philosophers of religion. One factor encouraging subjectivity was Kant’s description of the concepts of mind as synthetic a priori (with an inborn capacity to contribute to and organize one’s sense experience).

2002), p. 115. Reprinted with permission. A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD sire is deeply rooted in each person’s unconscious depths. In defining religion as the ubiquitous presence of a will to ultimate meaning, Frankl came to believe that every person’s psyche had this will. Simply enjoying a finite symphony was not enough. The meaning had to be ultimate. To find any ultimate meaning in our existence, perhaps something permanent, something that is not contingent or dependent on something finite, must exist.

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