Debunking The Hellenistic Myth: Why Christians Should Believe That God Is In Time

Piate Pietro 2 (2):16-22 (2017)
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In this essay I will try to convince you: (1) that the question of God’s relation to time is of practical relevance for every believer (2) that the idea of God being outside time is a philosophically untenable concept which creates major clashes with Christian doctrine and therefore that every Christian should adopt some temporalist view of God To do that, I will present four arguments against the “outside time” view of God. I then briefly treat the question where the idea of God’s timelessness presumably came from and conclude with an outlook on problems that temporalist accounts of God must face.
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Summa Theologica.Aquinas, Thomas
Eternity.Stump, Eleonore & Kretzmann, Norman
God and Time.Swinburne, Richard

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