Re: [asa] D'Souza vs. Hitchens - Surrending the debate

From: Terry M. Gray <grayt@lamar.colostate.edu>
Date: Wed Oct 31 2007 - 16:59:34 EDT

On Oct 31, 2007, at 12:15 PM, Jim Armstrong wrote:

>
> P.S. In the extreme case of one who understands that the physical
> world
> is all there is, the label is atheist, not idolater.
>

If the physical world is all that there is then it is "ultimate"--
thus "divine". If you take anything as "ulitmate" besides the true
God then it is idolatry. You don't have to call something God in
order for you to act as if it is God.

See Roy Clouser's Knowing with the Heart

TG

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