The Epistemic Status of Belief in God

Stephen T. Davis

in Christian Philosophical Theology

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780199284597
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603778 | DOI:
 						The Epistemic Status of Belief in God

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This chapter presents a theistic proof called the Generic Cosmological Argument (GCA). In outline form, the GCA runs as follows: (1) if the universe can be explained, then God exists; (2) everything can be explained; (3) the universe is a thing; (4) therefore the universe can be explained; (5) therefore, God exists. The GCA is also defended against objections.

Keywords: God; Generic Cosmological Argument; principle of sufficient reason

Chapter.  6043 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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