The Goodness Of God

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  • The Goodness of God
    • Interactive Goodness
      • Makes demands of humanity
    • God as a personality
      • God reacts and cares to people
    • Plato
      • Goodness as a qulaity
        • Differs from Judaeo-christian as qualities are inactive
          • Interactive Goodness
            • Makes demands of humanity
    • Interaction of God
      • Sets a standard for people to follow
        • exodus 20:  10     commandments
    • Righteous Indigntition
      • God is angered by injustice
        • God cares about his creation
    • God as a parent
      • Hosea
    • God is concerned with individual goodness
      • Opposite of Universal form of good
        • Form of the god
          • Plato
            • Goodness as a qulaity
              • Differs from Judaeo-christian as qualities are inactive
      • God cannot be perfectly good and interact with his creation
        • Interaction makes change and perfection is unchangeable
      • God as a moral law giver
        • Will judge those worthy of eternal life (heaven) on the basis of their faith and goodness.
        • Primary enforcer of moral code
      • Good actions
        • Euthyphros Dilemma
          • Is  good a higher power than God
          • Destroys the concept of God
          • Aquinas said as god is perfectly good and has perfect knowledge he knows what to command
            • Genesis- everything God makes is "good"
              • Euthyphros Dilemma
                • Is  good a higher power than God
                • Destroys the concept of God
                • Aquinas said as god is perfectly good and has perfect knowledge he knows what to command
                  • Genesis- everything God makes is "good"
                    • therefore things are good because God controls them
                • therefore things are good because God controls them

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