Argument by Proof

God cannot be omniscient, good, and omnipotent

From Alvin Plantinga's "God, Freedom, and Evil" (p. 54)

by    @alexandershortt · 02/21/24


1
God is omniscient, omnipotent, and wholly good

Proof by contradiction - Premise

2
It was not within God's power to create a world containing moral good but no moral evil

Premise

3
God created a world containing moral good

Premise

4
There is evil

Follows from 2 & 3

5
God cannot be omniscient, good, and omnipotent

Proven false