Omnibenevolence

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(It was practically Satan alone that killed Job's family.)
Line 8: Line 8:
 
Furthermore, defining God as omnibenelovent contradicts the numerous [[Old Testament]] verses in which he orders [[genocide]] and [[murder]], as well as {{bible|Isaiah 45:7}} in which God says, "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and '''create evil''': I the LORD do all these." (emphasis added).
 
Furthermore, defining God as omnibenelovent contradicts the numerous [[Old Testament]] verses in which he orders [[genocide]] and [[murder]], as well as {{bible|Isaiah 45:7}} in which God says, "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and '''create evil''': I the LORD do all these." (emphasis added).
  
Out of all the deaths in the Bible Satan was only associated with 10 of them. Associated because YHWH did it with him; Job's family. God, on the other hand, killed more than 2,301,417 just from those mentioned in the Bible that were numbered.
+
Out of the numbered deaths (not including catastophes like the Flood or the End Days) in the Bible, YHWH kills 2,301,417 people. Satan only killed the 10 of Jobs family.
  
 
[[Category:Philosophy]]
 
[[Category:Philosophy]]
 
[[Category:Religious mythology]]
 
[[Category:Religious mythology]]

Revision as of 12:04, 17 May 2009

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
For more information, see the Wikipedia article:

Omnibenevolence is sometimes defined as "The quality of always choosing the most morally good option out of several different ones." Literally, omnibenevolent means "all-good." The term is usually applied to God.

Problems with omnibenevolence

If God is defined as being not only omnibenevolent but also omniscient (all-knowing) and omnipotent (all-powerful), then this is the foundation for the problem of evil.

Furthermore, defining God as omnibenelovent contradicts the numerous Old Testament verses in which he orders genocide and murder, as well as Isaiah 45:7 Bible-icon.png in which God says, "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these." (emphasis added).

Out of the numbered deaths (not including catastophes like the Flood or the End Days) in the Bible, YHWH kills 2,301,417 people. Satan only killed the 10 of Jobs family.

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
wiki navigation
IronChariots.Org
Toolbox