Paper for theology: What do people mean when they say they believe in God? How do life experiences lead people to accept or doubt God’s existence?
Use the reading “Atheism and Faith in a Secular World” by Elizabeth Johnson to think about the topic.
Write an essay explaining Johnson’s understanding of God and what life experiences seem to have influenced her view. The essay must have at least three quotes to support your explanation of the author’s thoughts. In a concluding paragraph, explain your response to the person’s view of God – how does it compare to yours?
What to include- Focus: a clear thesis that answers the question and your voice response to Elizabeth Johnson. Content: Accurate & sufficient use of detail from the text showing that you grasp the author’s ideas. Organization: The information is clearly connected to the thesis. Communication: Clear; uses of grammar, punctuation, citations, and language correctly.