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WHAT CAN EARTH HISTORY AND EVOLUTION TELL ABOUT THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE?
WHAT CAN EARTH HISTORY AND EVOLUTION TELL ABOUT THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE?

Author(s): May Andreas
Subject(s): Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Theology and Religion, Religion and science
Published by: Ideas Forum International Academic and Scientific Association
Keywords: : Earth history; intelligent life, palaeontology; Christianity; freedom; dialogue; natural theology; theistic evolution;

Summary/Abstract: Conclusions about the Creator of the universe are drawn from the evolution anddiversity of living beings. Furthermore, four events of the Earth's history areaddressed. From them, it can be concluded that the Creator actively intervened in thehistory of the Earth to promote the development of intelligent life. Followingcharacteristics of the Creator are observed: He is patient, creates an exuberantfullness, and gives freedom to his creation. He uses causal links and seemingly randomevents to steer the course of his creation. The Creator is in constant dialogue with hiscreation to lead it into ever greater abundance and freedom. He uses evolutionaryprocesses, which are not goal-oriented, to achieve his goals. The observedcharacteristics of the Creator fit very well with the Judeo-Christian God. The questionis raised whether the Creator is timeless or not

  • Issue Year: 4/2021
  • Issue No: 8
  • Page Range: 19-41
  • Page Count: 23
  • Language: English