I do not think that matter in random motion (MIRM) is an "ontological
category". As I've stated before randomness and chance are human
perceptions--they are never the way things are from God's perspective.
Proverbs 16:33 "The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is of
the Lord." (inter alia)
Perhaps, atheistic naturalists have elevated MIRM to an "ontological
category", but Christians must never.Doing so, in my opinion it PRODUCES
the problems that you describe concerning deism/theism.
Thus, I disagree in a very fundamental way with your starting definitions.
Terry M. Gray, Computer Support Scientist
Chemistry Department, Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
phone: 970-491-7003 fax: 970-491-1801