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Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology$
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William Lane Craig and Quentin Smith

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198263838

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263838.001.0001

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Theism and Big Bang Cosmology

Theism and Big Bang Cosmology

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(p.218) VIII Theism and Big Bang Cosmology
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Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology
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William Lane Craig

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263838.003.0008

This chapter provides counter-arguments against Quentin Smith's atheistic interpretation of the Big Bang cosmology. It suggests that Smith's position is untenable because it lacks consistency, does not have a positive argument to commend it, and fails to escape the charge of metaphysical absurdity against it. It also explains that the Big Bang cosmological model does appear to constitute a powerful argument for the existence of a Creator of the universe.

Keywords:   Big Bang cosmology, Quentin Smith, atheistic interpretation, existence of God, theism

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