Re: God acting in creation #4+++

From: george murphy (
Date: Mon Dec 17 2001 - 22:32:30 EST

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    Walter Hicks wrote:

    > It seems as though we always implicitly assume that God made only one thing our universe --- and that He acts only within that context. Yet we know that more exists than just what we see.
    > Using an analogy, if we wished to create robots artificial intelligence --- we would certainly take more than one path.
    > In one situation for example, I see no reason to a-priori assume that Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden were part of the space-time continuum that we see now.

            Genesis 2 is not an historical account of creation events but the inclusion of vv.10-14 makes it clear that it is speaking about our world.

    > Moreover, if God were to change the laws of the universe at some point, it could involve all of space-time -- not just from some space-time event and then forward in time.

            & then how would we know?


    George L. Murphy
    "The Science-Theology Interface"

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