Implications for religious understands with the way God interacts with the world:

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: shikarin
  • Created on: 25-04-15 16:02
View mindmap
  • Challenges to the idea of an interventionist God
    • Classical Theism
      • God is seen to be the perserver of the world and is dependent on God's sustaining activity for its existence
      • An  interventionist God moves in, but occasionally therefore is contrary to the idea of classical theism
    • Problem of time
      • An interventionist God would be limited in the time frame of the event in order to intervene
      • This is incompatible with the idea that God is outside of time
    • Problem of evil
      • If God is able to intervene, why does he not address the real problems of the world by the means of miracles?
      • God has the means (power) and the motivation (love, goodness) to eliminate evil and suffering
      • However, it is obvious that there is still evil and suffering, God seems in different to the continued existence to suffering in the world

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Philosophy resources »