Re: [asa] Dawkins, religion, and children

From: <mrb22667@kansas.net>
Date: Tue May 01 2007 - 17:52:56 EDT

God is ... incomprehensibly simple. I like it -- really!

--Merv

Quoting Rich Blinne <rich.blinne@gmail.com>:

>
> I'm not willing to concede that. The Athenasian Creed has God as simple and
> not complex, viz. without parts. This is not just a Catholic or Orthodox
> thing. Many of the Protestant creeds pick up on this same concept. For
> example from the Westminster Confession:
>
> *"There is but one only living and true God, who is infinite in being and
> perfection, a most pure spirit, invisible, without body, parts or passions,
> immutable, immense, eternal, incomprehensible," etc.*
>
> For a more detailed discussion on divine simplicity and how Plantinga
> interacts with that see here:
>
> http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/divine-simplicity/
>

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