God as a Creator 

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  • God as a Creator
    • Divine attritubtes
      • Omnipresence
        • All Around
      • Omniscience
        • All knowing
      • Omni Benevolence
        • All Loving
      • Omnipotence
        • All Powerful
    • Creatio Ex Nihlio
      • God created everything from nothing
        • Genesis suggests God was a shaper of a formless void
          • Judaeo-Christians believe God was both creator and shaper
            • God created everything from nothing
              • Genesis suggests God was a shaper of a formless void
                • Judaeo-Christians believe God was both creator and shaper
                  • Creatio Ex Nihlio
                    • Science  says that matter could not have been brought into existence when there was no matter before
                      • "nothing can come from nothing" Aristotle
      • Science  says that matter could not have been brought into existence when there was no matter before
        • "nothing can come from nothing" Aristotle
    • Transcendental
    • Created the world for humanity
      • Humans not created through evolution but on purpose
        • First and second creation stories
          • Created the world for humanity
            • Humans not created through evolution but on purpose
              • First and second creation stories
      • God as a builder
        • IN the book of Job universe compared with work of an expert builder
        • God cares about his creation as seen in the bible
          • Contradicts  Aristotle's idea of Unmoved mover having no awareness of the universe /humanity
      • Nothing is created by chance and everything is good
      • The problem of evil
        • With evil cant be perfect
          • he created the serpent in 'The Fall' and still described it as "very good"
            • The second creation story explains this with the betrayal of Adam and Eve
              • However such evil could not come out of creatio ex nihlio from a perfect world

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