Revelation

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Experience through Revelation

  • General Revelation: Available to all people at all times - Beauty of creation, voice of conscience gives experience of God
  • Special Revelation: Revelation about God to a specific person at 1 time - all revelations of sacred writings are this - 'All scripture is divinely inspired' (2 Timothy 3:16)
  • Questions whether revalation reveals facts about God or whether the facts are implied by God making himself known

Propositional Revelation

  • Traditional view of revelation - scripture statements is how God revealed himself (E.g. commandments and Qur'an)
  • Aquinas called these propositions a 'Belief that' - to have faith you have a 'belief that' certain propositions are true, such as the nature of Jesus

Criticisms

  • How come that there are contradictions between…

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