God, Eternity and the Nature of Time

God, Eternity and the Nature of Time

by Alan Padgett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1579104622

ISBN-13: 9781579104627

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers

This book focuses on the timelessness of God, providing a detailed analysis of the nature of time and eternity. Padgett offers a biblical and historical survey of the doctrine of eternity, rejecting both theories of eternity being both 'timeless' and 'everlasting'. Padgett argues that traditionally the doctrine of absolute divine timelessness is not compatible with

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This book focuses on the timelessness of God, providing a detailed analysis of the nature of time and eternity. Padgett offers a biblical and historical survey of the doctrine of eternity, rejecting both theories of eternity being both 'timeless' and 'everlasting'. Padgett argues that traditionally the doctrine of absolute divine timelessness is not compatible with God's actions in the world. "God is in some sense temporal, yet He is the ground of time, the Lord of time and is 'relatively' timeless."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579104627
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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