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 expression of God consists of only one "Word."
Part 1) What does Anselm mean by this? How is this "Word" a thing, according to Anselm? How is the "Word" like "Himself?"
Part 2) How does the "Word" create the world? What is the connection between the "Word" and Jesus Christ?
Part 3) What are your thoughts on this belief regarding the "Word?" Does Anselm well-support this belief? Explain.
God is passionless, according to St. Anselm.
Part 1) How is passionless? Does he contain compassion? Why or why not? Do you agree with Anselm? Why or why not?
Part 2) Is it a positive thing that God is passionless? Why or why not?
Part 3) Have you been passionless in your life? If so, when and why? How did it affect your actions? If not, why not?
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?
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