Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. God must exist. Why?
2. And any soul that hates God will be __________ for all of time.
3. The rational mind is the closest method of approaching who or what?
4. The rational mind is the "mirror and image" of what?
5. How does Gaunilo draw an analogy to God's existence?
The argument in the Monologium is importantly different from the Proslogium.
Part 1) What is the argument in each of these? How are they similar? How are they different?
Part 2) Why are these differences important? What do these differences reveal about God and everything in existence?
Part 3) How is this argument meant to help mankind? How might it help you?
Anselm explains how Christ was free to sin but was sinless and died and suffered happily.
Part 1) How and why was he free to sin? Why did he not sin? What does this reveal about sin?
Part 2) Are humans able to be sinless and die happily? Why or why not? How different would the world be if this occurred in man today?
Part 3) Is sin a choice? Can sin be avoided? How much control does one have over his or her actions and emotions?
Anselm denies it is a fallacy to deduce the existence of a being in reality to one that exists in the understanding.
Part 1) Do you agree with him? Why or why not? How does he support his belief? Are his points valid? Why or why not?
Part 2) What does this belief reveal about Anselm's beliefs about man's abilities to conceive and understand?
Part 3) Is God, according to Anselm, greater than what one can conceive? Why or why not? Do you agree? Why or why not?
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