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Philosophy and the God of Abraham (Papers in Mediaeval

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Therefore in speaking of God, we use concrete nouns to signify His subsistence, because with us only those things subsist which are composite; and we use abstract nouns to signify His simplicity. XII 291-299 (the problem of evil); “Cartmanland and the Problem of Evil,” 111-118. Normally the two cannot exist independently of one another. Thomas believed that the existence of God is neither obvious nor unprovable. Augustine taught rhetoric in the ancient cities of Carthage, Rome, and Milan before his Christian baptism in 387.

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Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (January 1, 1991)

ISBN: 0888448120

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