Creation and Conservation

[Revised entry by Jonathan Kvanvig and David Vander Laan on December 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In Western monotheism, especially the monotheisms of the Abrahamic tradition, God
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[Revised entry by Jonathan Kvanvig and David Vander Laan on December 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In Western monotheism, especially the monotheisms of the Abrahamic tradition, God is conceived to be both the creator and sustainer of all that exists. Such a conception yields doctrines of creation and conservation, where the first concerns the origin of things and the...

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