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how many basic accounts of the creation are there?

two

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what is the 1st basic account of the creation?

'six days' version = god creating the world

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what happens in the 2nd basic account of the creation?

the story of adam and eve - god moulding/crafting things into existence

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what does god cause?

the unvierse to exist

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what is god responsible for?

the universe coming into existence and sustaining it

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is god responsible for everything in the universe?

yes

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what is genesis 1 concerned with?

the creation of the universe

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what does genesis 2 do?

sets out God's relationship with humanity (through adam and eve)

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what are other passages associated with God as creator?

Isaiah 40: 22-23
Job 38

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how long did it take to create the world? GENESIS 1

6 days

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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

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when does God create different parts?GENESIS 1

on each day

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what words were used in the act of creation? GENESIS 1

'god said'

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what is god able to do? GENESIS 1

create the world alone

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what does god having the ability to create the world alone show? GENESIS 1

his omnipotence

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what does genesis 1 seem to have?

greek influence

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how does god create? GENESIS 1

simply by demand

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what does genesis 1 clearly show?

god's complete power over the world and his pre-existence in the creation of the world

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what does genesis 2 involve?

the creation of adam and eve and the fall

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how is god pictured? GENESIS 2

in a more super-human way, he has more of a relationship with humanity

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why does god come across as more involved or immanent? GENESIS 2

because he provides for creation and gets angry when they disobey

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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

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how did God create in genesis 1?

via word

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what approach does god use in genesis 2?

more hands on - god is crafting

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what do both genesis 1 and 2 regard humans as?

a high creation

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there is an intimate relationship shown in genesis 2 - who was it between?

god and mankind

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philosophical word for human-like image of God

anthropomorphic

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what does the relationship between man and god allow god to do?

reward or punish man

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who is god? GOD AS CRAFTSMAN

the skilled builder of the world

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how is god seen? GOD AS CRAFTSMAN

as the designer who laid down the foundations of the world

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what does 'creatio ex nihilo' mean?

creating out of nothing

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where does creatio ex nihilo come from?

both Gensis and Job

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what is believed about creatio ex nihilo?

that god created the whole universe, along with everything existing, out of nothing

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what does genesis 1 suggest about god's crafting?

that he crafter from a pre-existing mass

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what does creatio ex nihilo?

fits with the big bang

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give 6 qualities of god

omniscient
omnipresent
omnipotent
giver of free will
eternal
immutable

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aristotle's PM is transcendent - what does it fit with?

the account of genesis 1

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why is genesis 2 against aristotle's PM?

because it shows a more immanent God -PM cannot interact because it is unchanged

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PM is uncaring - why doesn't this match up to genesis 2?

genesis 2 shows that god talks to mankind -PM wouldn't

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if god is creator what is he responsible for?

everything in the universe

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what has god given humanity that may make him not be 100% responsible?

FREE WILL to chose between god and evil

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what challenges the omni-titles?

problem of evil

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what may mankind be? GOD AS CREATOR

partially responsible

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what may god's omniscience know that we don't?

about evil and it's purpose