Wesley Weekly #29: Cosmological Argument Cont.

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What You May Have Missed…

Last week we began to continue to examine the Cosmological Argument for religious belief:

  1. Everything that begins to exist has a cause.
  2. The universe began to exist.
  3. The universe has a cause.

We also began to unpack some of the response and criticisms of this argument, and responded to those responses.

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This Week

This week we are still examining the Cosmological Argument, and evaluating more criticisms against it. We always strive to be thorough in our discussions as a group, and when a subject requires more time, we tend to give it as much time as it needs.

Prayers and Concerns

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Director’s Spotlight – Anselm of Canterbury

Anselm was a benedictine monk who eventually became the Arch Bishop of Canterbury in the 11th Century. While his life and relationship with England were tumultuous, he produced a number of works still studied today by those in the field of Philosophy of Religion. He was most famous developing the Ontological Argument for God’s existence, and fundamentally believed that a person could come to a knowledge and understanding of God through reason alone. While many criticize his works today, his influence cannot be understated.

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