Re: Science of the Gaps (Re: God acting in creation #4+++)

From: Walter Hicks (wallyshoes@mindspring.com)
Date: Sun Dec 23 2001 - 12:08:46 EST

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    Well stated, George.

    How might one obtain copies of PCSF? I can only find a few articles on
    the web.

    Walt

    george murphy wrote:

    > 1) Scientists qua scientists say nothing at all about how God
    > acts but only about how natural processes occur within the world.
    > Speaking about how God does or does not act in relation to those
    > processes is a matter of theology rather than natural science.
    > 2) I have not said that suggestions of God's direct action
    > outside "the limits of the patterns characterizing natural processes"
    > is invalid but IMO the best theological approach, consistent with the
    > belief that God's character is revealed most fully in the cross, is to
    > emphasize that God does, as much as possible, act withinin those
    > limits. For more detail see my article "Chiasmic Cosmology and
    > Creation's Functional Integrity" in the March 2001 PSCF.
    > 3) Certainty God interacts with the universe. The question at
    > issue here has been "How?"
    >
    >
    >
    > Shalom,
    >
    >
    > George
    >
    > George L. Murphy
    > http://web.raex.com/~gmurphy/
    > "The Science-Theology Interface"

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