The Lord of Noncontradiction: An Argument for God from Logic

  title={The Lord of Noncontradiction: An Argument for God from Logic},
  author={James N. Anderson and Greg Welty},
On the Role of Logic in Analytic Theology: Exploring the Wider Context of Beall’s Philosophy of Logic
  • A. Cotnoir
  • Philosophy
    Journal of Analytic Theology
  • 2019
What is the proper role of logic in analytic theology? This question is thrown into sharp relief when a basic logical principle is questioned, as in Beall’s ‘Christ – A Contradiction.’ Analytic
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