Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Plagarism Exposed

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Richard Ruquist on December 3, 2001 14:33:00 UTC

jisbond claims that his argument for the existence of god, the three steps based on the beginning of the universe, is his own. At least he said it was his proof.

Actually that proof is the ancient kalam cosmological argument of Islam. It was recently used to argue for god's existence by philosopher William Craig in his book "The Kalam Cosmological Argument" in 1979. He revised the same argument in another book in 1993 with co-author Quentin Smith called "Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology". Astronomer Hugh Ross used the same argument in the 1995 book, "The Creator and the Cosmos". Stenger in "Timeless Reality" in 2000 has refuted that argument based on the particle interpretation of quantum mechanics.

Here is a link to an internet reference

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2022 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins