Why not consider Jewish advanced theology also? The same kind of silliness comes forth.
Mordecai, M. Kaplan* maintains that humanism whilst good as an ethic cannot motivate us to be our best selves to self-realize.God,he claims is the power behind our having salvation.: self-realization that inspires and endorses that well-being of self-realization.
No, he and Keith Ward and others offer no evidence that we need Him for that inspiration. We can get inspiration from other sources. actually, whatever the inspiration-crutch- placebo- we resort to our own inner resources, so why not realize that we are our motivators?
Jean-Paul Sartre notes rightly that we are responsible for our own projects purposes meanings, but her errs in finding the Cosmos and life absurd as Victor Stenger‘s book ” The Comprehensible Cosmos,” in effect, notes that comprehension makes the Cosmos meaningful. Animism makes the Cosmos absurd in that it would be at the whims of some spirit.
Miracles don’t happen for that reason! Miracles would testify against that, making for that arbitrariness, which whilst not over harming science would make it less than it is. Miracles would testify against His omnipotence.And then nevertheless to insist, why,,He has that unknown reason for the imperfections with which I previously dealt.
*Wiliam M.Kaufman,theist Mortimer Shor,atheist “A Question of Faith”