Book VII Of Metaphysics

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I altogether agree with Alfred North Whitehead’s sentiment regarding Aristotle’s genius to insight. This discussion of God both religious and metaphysical couldn’t come at a more opportune time, as I find myself at yet another crossroads. This time however it’s different, because I have Aristotle’s words of wisdom to further illuminate my understanding and assist with the welcomed transition. In Book VII of Metaphysics, Aristotle introduces his prime mover, God. Aristotle’s God however, is not the defined and embodied deity we have come to know through religion. God by his detail is infinite, and for this reason, if no other, makes Aristotle’s God unavailable for religious purposes. He is however, available for spiritual
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