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Omnipotence: Quiz


Question 1: The need for a modified view of omnipotence was also articulated by ________ in the early 20th century and expanded upon by the aforementioned philosopher Charles Hartshorne.
Bertrand RussellWillard Van Orman QuineAristotleAlfred North Whitehead

Question 2: A deity is able to do anything that is in accord with its own nature (thus, for instance, if it is a logical consequence of a deity's nature that what it speaks is truth, then it is not able to ________).
Psychological manipulationBullyingAngerLie

Question 3: In recent times, ________ has adopted a scholastic position in the course of his work The Problem of Pain.
Mere ChristianityThe Great DivorceThe Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeC. S. Lewis

Question 4: ________ acknowledged difficulty in comprehending a deity's power.
Blaise PascalDuns ScotusThomas AquinasImmanuel Kant

Question 5: From this premise, ________ argues further that:
William JamesAlfred North WhiteheadCharles HartshorneProcess theology

Question 6: To the extreme there are theories about realms beyond this multiverse (________, Chaos, Nothingness).
NirvanaBuddhism and HinduismBuddhismSkandha

Question 7: A deity is able to do anything that is ________ possible for it to do[4].

Question 8: Deities are manifested in the world through inspiration and the creation of possibility, not necessarily by ________ or violations of the laws of nature.

Question 9: Between people of different ________, or indeed between people of the same faith, the term omnipotent has been used to connote a number of different positions.

Question 10: Belief that a deity can do absolutely anything can be thought to yield certain logical ________.
AmbiguityAristotleBertrand RussellParadox


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