Re: Providence

Bill Hamilton (
Thu, 09 Apr 1998 13:17:49 -0400

Garry DeWeese wrote

> One reason why the doctrine of providence was separated from the doctrine
> of creation in Reformed contexts (thus perhaps inadvertently reversing the
> natural order in which we come to recognize them) was to avoid any hint of
> _creatio continua_, which is suggested by some medieval theologians, and
> notoriously finds a central place in the theology of Jonathan Edwards.

Garry: Could you point me to a reference on the place of _creatio
continua_ in Jonathan Edwards' theology? Thanks

Bill Hamilton
Staff Research Engineer
Chassis and Vehicle Systems
GM R&D Center
Warren, MI