God and the Nature of Time

1st Edition

Garrett J. DeWeese

Routledge
Published March 28, 2004
Reference - 312 Pages
ISBN 9780754635185 - CAT# Y233140
Series: Routledge Philosophy of Religion Series

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Summary

Is God temporal, 'in time', or atemporal, 'outside of time'? Garrett DeWeese begins with contemporary metaphysics and physics, developing a causal account of dynamic time.  Drawing on biblical material as well as discussions of divine temporality in medieval and contemporary philosophical theology, DeWeese concludes that God is temporal but not in physical time as we measure it. Interacting with issues in the history of philosophy, contemporary philosophy of science, and philosophy of religion, this book offers students a thorough introduction to the key issues and key figures in historical and contemporary work on the philosophy of time and time in theology.

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