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John J. Park
California State University, Sacramento
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Numerous supposed immoral mandates and commands by God found in religious texts are introduced and discussed. Such passages are used to construct a logical contradiction contention that is called the moral epistemological argument. It is shown how there is a contradiction in that God is omnibenevolent, God can instruct human beings, and God at times provides us with unethical orders and laws. Given the existence of the contradiction, it is argued that an omnibenevolent God does not exist. Finally, this contention is defended from several objections.
Keywords Atheism  Philosophy of Religion  Theism  Religious ethics
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DOI 10.24204/ejpr.v7i1.133
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