BEACH, Miss. -
Dr. Richard Creel, a retired faculty member at Ithaca College, will
discuss "Can We Prove that God Exists?" during his lecture
March 4 in the Advanced Education Center at The University of Southern
Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
will start at 7 p.m., with a reception to follow.
people say that belief in God is a matter of faith, but we can have
faith that something exists which doesn't exist," said Creel.
"Other people say there is evidence which shows that God probably
exists, but what is probable is not necessarily so."
present what seems to be proof that God exists. Creel's proof is
developed from St. Anselm's famous ontological argument.
whose knowledge in the field of philosophy of religion is extensive,
is committed to making the idea of God both intelligible and accessible,"
said Dr. Allan W. Eickelmann, instructor of philosophy and religion
at Southern Miss Gulf Coast. "He has devoted his life to the
study of the philosophy of religion, having authored several books
and numerous articles on this subject. We are proud to feature this
native Biloxian as our speaker on March 4."
a Ph.D. and a master of arts degree from Southern Illinois University.
He also holds a master's degree from Yale University and a bachelor
of arts degree in philosophy and German from Millsaps College.
For more information
on Creel and his lecture, contact Eickelmann at (228) 867-2613.