This is part two of our debate with James Bishop. We have started with our debate with a 5000 words opening statement. James posted his on his website. James has already published his rebuttal. We have to apologize, work has been crazy and the one week deadline we had initially agreed on for the first rebuttal proved to be a bit tight.
I’d like to compliment James on his opening statement. Although we far from agree with his arguments, we were once again impressed by the eloquence of his writing. If it where for eloquence only, surely we’ve lost the debate. It’s a clear sign that we have to do this more often.
Let’s dive in to it. James used four main arguments to try and prove the existence for god.
- Kalam Cosmological Argument
- Argument for Objective Moral Values and Duties
- Argument for Miracles
- Argument for Jesus’ resurrection
We have kind of anticipated on a couple of these. Especially the Kalam Cosmological argument and the argument for objective moral values and duties. In our rebuttal we will focus on three of the four points specifically. Morality, the resurrection of Jesus and a little bit on the Kalam Cosmological Argument. But for a complete view on these, make sure you also check out our opening statement.