PHIL 240 Quiz 1

PHIL 240 Quiz 1 Liberty University

  1. Without God, all value and the determination of right and wrong become personally relative, subjective judgments.
  2. The biblical mandate for apologetics is in part based upon 1 Peter 3:15, which calls for being prepared to make a defense of the faith without being defensive or argumentative.
  3. The logical conclusion of Leibnez’s argument is that God is the explanation of the existence of the universe.
  4. According to Craig, the universe does exist necessarily.
  5. In the field of logic, and analogy is a point of similarity between two things.
  6. The approach that says religious claims are not open to rational evaluation but must be taken by faith is:
  7. Cosmology is the study of arguments pertaining to the existence of God.
  8. Apologetics provides a guarantee that believers will not stray from their faith.
  9. Christian apologetics involves making a case for the truth of the Christian faith.
  10. The approach that says if a person does not accept good arguments, they must be suffering from some form of cognitive pathology (moral problem, pride, willful disobedience)
  11. If atheism is true, then life is really objectively meaningless, valueless, and purposeless, despite subjective beliefs to the contrary.
  12. The term “apologetics” is derived from the English word “apologize.”
  13. According to Leibniz, things that exist contingently can fail to exist and so need an external cause to explain why they do in fact exist.
  14. Strong rationalists do not believe one can argue from a completely neutral perspective.
  15. Secularism is a worldview that predisposes an individual from accepting that miracles and divine revelation are possible.
  16. If atheism is true, then life is really objectively meaningless, valueless, and purposeless, despite subjective beliefs to the contrary.
  17. If successful, Leibnez’s argument proves the existence of a necessary, uncaused, timeless, spaceless, immaterial, personal Creator of the universe.
  18. The example of Jesus and the apostles seem to affirm the value of apologetics.
  19. According to the first premise of Leibniz’s argument, if God exists, then He is a necessarily existing, uncaused being.
  20. If successful, Leibnez’s argument proves the existence of a necessary, uncaused, timeless, spaceless, immaterial, personal Creator of the universe.
  21. Christian apologetics involves making a case for the truth of the Christian faith.
  22. According to Leibniz, things that exist necessarily exist by a necessity of their own nature.
  23. Apologetics provides a guarantee that believers will not stray from their faith.
  24. Atheism provides a consistent approach to finding meaning, value, and purpose in human existence.
  25. The approach recommended by Dr. Foreman as being the most effective
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