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Monotheism

Definition

Monotheism refers to any philosophy which claims that there is only one supreme creator of the universe.

Keywords: Monotheism, Atheism, Polytheism, Theism, Philosophy, True, Deductive, Creator, Universe.

Veracity

Monotheistic claims are true .

Proof

Either there are no gods, and therefore atheistic claims are true, or there are many gods, and therefore polytheistic claims are true, or there is only one god, and therefore monotheistic claims are true.

Premise 1: If atheistic claims and polytheistic claims are both false, then monotheistic claims are true.

Premise 2: Both atheistic and polytheistic claims are false.

Conclusion: Therefore, monotheistic claims are true.

Since both atheistic and polytheistic claims are deductively false, monotheistic claims are therefore deductively true.

World Religions and Cults (volume 2)

In Printed Form

Along with numerous other authors including Don Landis, Bodie Hodge and Roger Patterson, Timothy McCabe contributes analyses of various world religions and cults in this volume from Master Books.

Other Writings

"Regarding your answer to Lev 11:13-19... Rather disingenuous of you don't you think? The list is a list of birds (apart from bats) so the writer (god?) meant "birds", not "insects" or "flying things"."

I don't think it was disingenuous in the slightest, but thanks for asking. Here is your argument as I understood it: 1. The 1500 BC Hebrew word "'owph" has to have the exact same meaning as the 21st century English taxonomical classification "Aves". 2. The 1500 BC Hebrew word "'atalleph" has to have the exact same meaning as the 21st century English taxonomical classification "Chiroptera". 3.

"If God has a "divine plan" for everyone, then does that mean he controls humans and animals to meet his plan?"

Definitely. The Biblical God is in complete control of everything. In the book of Ephesians, we see that God "works all things after the counsel of His will" (Ephesians 1:11; Romans 8:28; 1 Corinthians 12:6; Psalm 135:6).

"In Genesis 9:11-13 It says God has a covenant that he will never submerge the world by flood again and his token of the covenant is the rainbow. But it is scientifically impossible for rainbows to have not existed before this. Please explain?"

To begin with, Genesis 9 does not claim that there were no rainbows before the flood of Noah. It simply says that from the time of Noah onward, the rainbow will be a sign of God's promise. However, it is certainly not impossible for there to have been no rainbows prior to the flood. The Bible states that prior to the creation of Man, the earth was watered by a fine mist that came up from it, and there was no rain yet.

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