The fool says in his heart, ‘there is no God’: The Ontological Argument for God’s Existence

17 June 2017
10:00 - 12:30
Library
The fool says in his heart, ‘there is no God’: The Ontological Argument for God’s Existence
In the late 11th century, just when Norwich Cathedral was being built, a Benedictine monk named Anselm attempted a daring philosophical proof - that God must exist as a matter of pure logic. If Anselm’s ‘Ontological Argument’ works, it would simply be utter foolishness to deny God’s existence. But does it?

Participants in this seminar will be guided step-by-step through the Ontological Argument, including modern attempts to make it work in the face of powerful criticisms of its logic. We’ll decide for ourselves not only whether we’re persuaded by it, but also whether it even makes sense for someone with faith in God to try to prove His existence by reason alone.

Tutor: Dr Anthony Speca. Cost: £10.
 
To book your place please contact the NCCL Admin Team on 01603 218443 or NCCL@cathedral.org.uk

This session is offered by Norwich Centre for Christian Learning.