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God and time : essays on the divine nature

Author: Gregory E Ganssle; David M Woodruff
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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This is a collection of previously unpublished essays written by leading philosophers about God's relation to time. The essays have been selected to represent current debates between those who believe God to be atemporal and those who do not.
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God and time.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(DLC) 00068152
(OCoLC)45583431
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory E Ganssle; David M Woodruff
ISBN: 1423757564 9781423757566 1280472324 9781280472329 9786610472321 6610472327 9780199849130 0199849137
OCLC Number: 64638593
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 252 pages)
Contents: The eternal present / Brian Leftow --
Atemporal, sempiternal, or omnitemporal: God's temporal mode of being / Garrett DeWeese --
Divine foreknowledge and the arrow of time: on the impossibility of retrocausation / Alan G. Padgett --
God inside time and before creation / Dean W. Zimmerman --
Time was created by a timeless point: an atheist explanation of spacetime / Quentin Smith --
The elimination of absolute time by the special theory of relativity / William Lane Craig --
Timelessness out of mind: on the alleged incoherence of divine timelessness / Edward R. Wierenga --
Direct awareness and God's experience of a temporal now / Gregory E. Ganssle --
The absence of a timeless God / William Hasker --
The problem of dialogue / Paul Helm --
Incarnation, timelessness, and Leibniz's law problems / Thomas D. Senor --
On the incarnation of a timeless God / Douglas K. Blount.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory E. Ganssle and David M. Woodruff.

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