1. A personal example of a riddle of existence that causes/caused you to question the existence of God.
2. Your personal conclusion about the existence of God in light of your selected example.
3. If your conclusion about the existence of God is atheistic or agnostic, indicate in your essay the theory that best describes your experiential case â?" i.e. Camus, Marx, etc. Likewise, if your conclusion about the existence of God is theistic, indicate in your essay which view best describes your experiential case â?" i.e. Experience of Beauty and Goodness, Testimony of Conscience, etc.
4. The image(s) of God that describe(s) your selected example. Images of God must be selected from the scriptural texts assigned for this workshop but may be supplemented with other personal images of God as needed.
With this first question, let's use another word for riddle, such as puzzle or mystery. What you are to begin to write about is an experience that caused you to question the existence of God. For example, to think of a current situation, there is a hurricane, Irene, that looks like it will impact on a large scale, the east coast of the United States. Whenever weather disasters happen, people do question the existence of God. Questions begin to emerge from people such as why did God let this happen. Since it is hard for people to understand the "why" of a natural disaster, then naturally, this turns into a riddle, puzzle or mystery. The existence of God is then questioned.
So, for the first question, you are to write about an example of something that happened that led you to question the ...
Some conclusions are drawn about the existence of God in this solution.