Realism, Non-Realism and Atheism: Why Believe in an Objectively Real God?

  • Joseph Runzo


The transcendent God has for many become an unavailable God. As Jean-Paul Sartre proclaims in his play The Devil and the Good Lord:

I supplicated, I demanded a sign, I sent messages to Heaven, no reply. Heaven ignored my very name. Each minute I wondered what I could be in the eyes of God. Now I know the answer: nothing. God does not see me, God does not hear me, God does not know me … I am going to tell you a colossal joke: God doesn’t exist.1


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  • Joseph Runzo
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  1. 1.Chapman UniversityCaliforniaUSA

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