1- Sketch out the logical problem of evil, premises through conclusion.
2- What is the greater-good defense?
3- What is the free will defense?
4- “The success of a noseeum inference requires that it be reasonable to presume that we would be able to see X if X were to actually exist.”
What does this mean?
How does it related to the author’s response to the problem of evil?
5- How does the distinction between fully human and merely human help resolve the apparent inconsistency of Christ’s incarnation and dual nature?
6- What are five philosophical presuppositions that are necessary in order to do modern science? And why is science unable to ground them?
7- According to the textbook, why is Hume’s argument against miracles guilty of circular reasoning?
8- What are the six essential historical facts (data points) that are best explained by the bodily resurrection of Jesus as given in the chapter. Explain how a bodily resurrection explains these data points better than alternative explanations.
9- Do you agree that all humans possess an internal sense of the divine (sensus divinitatis)? Why or why not?
10- What do you think is the strongest argument for the truthfulness of Christianity as presented in this chapter?