Consequences Of Ideas : Quiz 6 Of 16 - Chapter 5 "Thomas Aquinas"

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Quiz on chapter five from R. C. Sproul's book The Consequences of Ideas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This proof for the existence of God rests on the evidence for design in the world.
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Teleological

    • C. 

      Proof from motion (prime mover)

    • D. 

      Efficient cause proof

    • E. 

      Argument from the comparative

  • 2. 
    According to the first section of this chapter Thomas was
    • A. 

      Born in Paris

    • B. 

      Almost exclusively self-taught

    • C. 

      Always revered for his intellectual prowess during his life

    • D. 

      An enemy of the Catholic Church

    • E. 

      Part of the scholastic movement

  • 3. 
    (True or False) Thomas is falsely accused of separating nature and Grace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Averroes was a philosopher that
    • A. 

      Combined Islamic theology and Aristotelianism

    • B. 

      Repudiated the idea of "double truth"

    • C. 

      Help Thomas develop immensely

    • D. 

      Borrowed form Thomas to create a classical synthesis

  • 5. 
    Thomas believed that
    • A. 

      Islamic theology was necessary to understand truth.

    • B. 

      the double standard of truth was a helpful construct

    • C. 

      Man could arrive at know or demonstrate the existence of God without faith or Scripture.

    • D. 

      Aristotle was of no use to christian theology

    • E. 

      Natural theology was a function of man's unaided reason.

  • 6. 
    Thomas taught that our language about God was
    • A. 

      Univocal

    • B. 

      Equivocal

    • C. 

      Analogical

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Thomas taught that our knowledge about God from nature is not
    • A. 

      Incomplete

    • B. 

      Redemptive

    • C. 

      Mediate

    • D. 

      Analogous

  • 8. 
    This proof for the existence of God rests on the evidence for design in the world.
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Teleological

    • C. 

      Proof from motion (prime mover)

    • D. 

      Efficient cause proof

    • E. 

      Argument from the comparative

  • 9. 
    This proof for the existence of God rests on the fact that every effect must have an antecedent agent that is responsible for the cause.
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Teleological

    • C. 

      Proof from motion (prime mover)

    • D. 

      Efficient cause proof

    • E. 

      Argument from the comparative

  • 10. 
    This proof for the existence of God rests on the necessity for something to exist which has necessary existence.
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Teleological

    • C. 

      Proof from motion (prime mover)

    • D. 

      Efficient cause proof

    • E. 

      Argument from the comparative

  • 11. 
    This proof for the existence of God rests on the inability of an object to be actuality and potentiality simultaneously.
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Teleological

    • C. 

      Proof from motion (prime mover)

    • D. 

      Efficient cause proof

    • E. 

      Argument from the comparative

  • 12. 
    This proof for the existence of God rests on the evident need for an ultimate good..
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Teleological

    • C. 

      Proof from motion (prime mover)

    • D. 

      Efficient cause proof

    • E. 

      Argument from the comparative

  • 13. 
    Thomas lived around AD
    • A. 

      1200

    • B. 

      1400

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      800

    • E. 

      1600

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