Flashcards in God as Creator Deck (44)
how many basic accounts of the creation are there?
what is the 1st basic account of the creation?
'six days' version = god creating the world
what happens in the 2nd basic account of the creation?
the story of adam and eve - god moulding/crafting things into existence
what does god cause?
the unvierse to exist
what is god responsible for?
the universe coming into existence and sustaining it
is god responsible for everything in the universe?
what is genesis 1 concerned with?
the creation of the universe
what does genesis 2 do?
sets out God's relationship with humanity (through adam and eve)
what are other passages associated with God as creator?
Isaiah 40: 22-23
how long did it take to create the world? GENESIS 1
how does God come across and who is it a close match to? GENESIS 1
god seems more remote and transcendent - close match to Aristotle's PM
when does God create different parts?GENESIS 1
on each day
what words were used in the act of creation? GENESIS 1
what is god able to do? GENESIS 1
create the world alone
what does god having the ability to create the world alone show? GENESIS 1
what does genesis 1 seem to have?
how does god create? GENESIS 1
simply by demand
what does genesis 1 clearly show?
god's complete power over the world and his pre-existence in the creation of the world
what does genesis 2 involve?
the creation of adam and eve and the fall
how is god pictured? GENESIS 2
in a more super-human way, he has more of a relationship with humanity
why does god come across as more involved or immanent? GENESIS 2
because he provides for creation and gets angry when they disobey
what were adam and eve caught doing and what was the punishment? GENESIS 2
caught disobeying god and were ashamed and thrown out of the garden of Eden
how did God create in genesis 1?
what approach does god use in genesis 2?
more hands on - god is crafting
what do both genesis 1 and 2 regard humans as?
a high creation
there is an intimate relationship shown in genesis 2 - who was it between?
god and mankind
philosophical word for human-like image of God
what does the relationship between man and god allow god to do?
reward or punish man
who is god? GOD AS CRAFTSMAN
the skilled builder of the world
how is god seen? GOD AS CRAFTSMAN
as the designer who laid down the foundations of the world
what does 'creatio ex nihilo' mean?
creating out of nothing
where does creatio ex nihilo come from?
both Gensis and Job
what is believed about creatio ex nihilo?
that god created the whole universe, along with everything existing, out of nothing
what does genesis 1 suggest about god's crafting?
that he crafter from a pre-existing mass
what does creatio ex nihilo?
fits with the big bang
give 6 qualities of god
giver of free will
aristotle's PM is transcendent - what does it fit with?
the account of genesis 1
why is genesis 2 against aristotle's PM?
because it shows a more immanent God -PM cannot interact because it is unchanged
PM is uncaring - why doesn't this match up to genesis 2?
genesis 2 shows that god talks to mankind -PM wouldn't
if god is creator what is he responsible for?
everything in the universe
what has god given humanity that may make him not be 100% responsible?
FREE WILL to chose between god and evil
what challenges the omni-titles?
problem of evil
what may mankind be? GOD AS CREATOR