All Blog Posts Tagged 'Augustine' (3)

Augustine and His Confessions

Anyone who has read Augustine's Confessions will know his views on God. One view that I have been thinking about is how God is unchanging. One thing God must not have, to fit this description (according to Augustine), is emotions. This is something that many Christians and Catholics would agree with. However, there is a problem because in the Bible there is evidence of God having emotions. Take the First of the Ten Commandments:



“You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any… Continue

Added by Real Life James Bond on March 11, 2013 at 1:10am — No Comments

Death of the "Banana Man"



For those that may be unaware, the "Banana Man" aka Ray Comfort, is an evangelical…
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Added by Cathy Cooper on March 30, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Determinism: A surrogate religion

I'm cross-posting this piece in the Rational Integrity group forum as well.



In atheist forum discussions about free will, determinists overwhelmingly outnumber compatibilists (those who say free will is compatible with determinism).



As I'll explain below, what always strikes me as curious is how dogma, denial and simplistic faith seem to be shared by both religious… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on February 1, 2010 at 3:30am — 8 Comments

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