The scholarly material I have come across is in academic journals :
1.Five Proofs of the Existence of God by Edward Feser
Review by: Ricardo Barroso Batista
Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia, T. 74, Fasc. 1, Pierre Duhem e Ernst Mach: Ciência e Filosofia / Pierre Duhem and Ernst Mach: Science and Philosophy (2018), pp. 333-338.
2.The Last Superstition: A ...
The seed of the argument present in Reformed Epistemology, but it has been advanced by various writers and Philosophers, the most famed are:
Alvin Plantinga (1932- ).
William Lane Craig (1949- ).
Basic beliefs=Foundational beliefs=Core beliefs.
For existence of God as a Properly basic belief, there are ...
in Christianity means
A particular body of faithful people,
And the whole body of the faithful.
More particularly it means to call together an assembly, congregation, council, or convocation.
Ummah in Islam has roughly the second meaning, it describes the whole body of muslims as a collectivity as opposed to them individually, or in groups.
The two words have similar lexical meanings. Ummah, from أمة means "nation, people, community" while ecclesia, from ἐκκλησία, means "assembly". In Christianity it came to refer to the assembled people of God, or the church.
From the perspective of Christianity, the biggest difference is that while the ummah is a community of people, the ecclesia of God is a ...
@Thom, No, not at all. I'm convinced that both Aquinas and Spinoza clearly intuited the existence of the self-same God. Spinoza explains that he finds no fault with natural religion and the belief in God. He opposed superstition and the trappings of organized religion which are used to invoke fear in the 'faithful'. To him this is anathema.
Aquinas and ...
St Thomas Aquinas's Nine Attributes of God Flashcards … (see on Quizlet)
Even though the importance of these flashcards can obviously be called into question, the subject matter cannot.
My point about Spinoza and Aquinas is that if someone speaks with an intelligence which takes on authority as does Aquinas anyone else matches that understanding and ...
God's attributes known negatively
Following St. Damascene (De Fide Orth. i, 4), St. Thomas Aquinas writes (Summa Theologica I q. 2 a. 2 arg. 2):
we cannot know in what God's essence consists, but solely in what it does not consist
This is called apophatic theology; ἀποϕατικός = negative.
This is the manner in which we know the divine attributes by ...