By Armin Navabi

• "Science cannot clarify the complexity and order of existence; God should have designed it to be this way."
• "God's lifestyles is confirmed through scripture."
• "There's no proof that God does not exist."
• "God has helped me rather a lot. How may perhaps none of it's true?"
• "Atheism has killed extra humans than faith, so it needs to be wrong!"

what number instances have you ever heard arguments like those for why God exists? Why there's no God offers uncomplicated, easy-to-understand counterpoints to the most well liked arguments made for the lifestyles of God. every one bankruptcy provides a concise clarification of the argument, by means of a reaction illustrating the difficulties and fallacies inherent in it. no matter if you are an atheist, a believer or unsure, this booklet bargains a pretty good origin for development your personal inquiry in regards to the idea of God.

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God is both Impotent, Evil or Non-existent so much religions declare an omnipotent, all-loving benevolent deity. notwithstanding, actual truth usually contradicts this declare. poor issues ensue to humans each day. little ones die tragically younger, traditional mess ups wipe out complete groups and other people die from injuries and sickness. those don't recommend a righteous and compassionate god. those recommend that God is both powerless, merciless or non-existent. Worse nonetheless is the concept that of hell, the place non-believers endure in everlasting torment easily for disbelieving in God. certainly, this torture is supposedly granted even to theists who think within the flawed gods. If the Christian faith is the “right” one, each Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Jew may burn in hell for eternity (John 3:18-36, 2 Thessalonians 1:6-10 and Revelation 21:8), and this rule is identical for different religions that think within the idea of hell, corresponding to Islam: And whoever wishes except Islam as faith - by no means will it's authorised from him, and he, within the Hereafter, might be one of the losers. (Quran 3:85) Lo! those that disbelieve Our revelations, we will disclose them to the hearth. As frequently as their skins are ate up we will alternate them for clean skins that they might flavor the torment. (Quran 4:56) They absolutely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the Messiah, son of Mary…for him Allah hath forbidden paradise. His home is the Fire... They definitely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the 3rd of 3; while there isn't any Allah store the only Allah. in the event that they desist no longer from so asserting a painful doom will fall on these of them who disbelieve. (Quran 5:72-73) For them is drink of boiling water and a painful doom, simply because they disbelieved. (Quran 6:70) And the dwellers of the hearth cry out unto the dwellers of the backyard: Pour on us a few water or a few wherewith Allah hath supplied you. they are saying: Lo! Allah hath forbidden either to disbelievers (in His guidance). (Quran 7:50) If thou couldst see how the angels obtain those that disbelieve, smiting faces and their backs and (saying): flavor the punishment of burning! (Quran 8:50) we will gather them at the Day of Resurrection on their faces, blind, dumb and deaf; their habitation could be hell; each time it abateth, We elevate the flame for them. that's their present simply because they disbelieved Our revelations. (Quran 17:97-98) Lo! we now have ready for disbelievers fireplace. Its tent encloseth them. in the event that they ask for showers, they are going to be showered with water wish to molten lead which burneth the faces. Calamitous the drink and ailing the resting-place! (Quran 18:29) yet as if you disbelieve, clothing of fireplace might be minimize out for them; boiling fluid could be poured down on their heads, wherein that that's of their bellies, and their skins too, may be melted; And for them are hooked rods of iron. every time, of their discomfort, they'd move forth from thence they're pushed again therein and (it is expounded unto them): flavor the doom of burning. (Quran 22:19-22) and people within the hearth say unto the guards of hell: Entreat your Lord that He relieve country day of the torment.

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