Theology and Philosophy

Address the following in a 3 page paper:

This assignment is designed to encourage you to understand the difference between philosophy and religion and to reflect upon the nature of God from a philosophical rather than religious perspective.

Write a 3 page essay explaining a philosophical account of the nature and existence of God. Finally, compare this philosophical theory to your own religious belief. (I am Christian, I have a relationship with God)

What are the similarities and differences between your personal beliefs about God and the philosophical accounts of God we have studied this week? For instance, what is the role of faith? Of rational reflection?


Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Explained the difference between philosophy and religion with supporting citations. 15
Explained at least one philosophical account of God. Cited support. 20
Compared the student’s own religious belief to the two philosophical approach chosen. 5
Used correct spelling, grammar, and concise language. 5
Conformed to correct APA citation format and page length (3 pages). 5
Total: 50