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Eternal God: A Study of God without Time

Paul Helm

Abstract

The book is a new edition of Eternal God first published in 1988, and contains four new chapters. It offers a defence of divine timeless eternity. After sketching the nature of such eternity in the first two chapters, a number of philosophical objections are considered, such as the argument from personality and from the incompatibility of divine eternity and indexical knowledge. A number of standard objections are discussed, and the account is further developed in the light of these. Among them are the nature of an eternal God's foreknowledge of what happens in time, and its relation to human ... More

Keywords: Timeless eternity, indexical knowledge, foreknowledge, fatalism, human responsibility, freedom, creation, causation, the Trinity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199590391
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590391.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Helm, author
Regent College, Vancouver