God's General Concurrence With Secondary Causes: Why Conservation Is Not Enough

@article{Freddoso1991GodsGC,
  title={God's General Concurrence With Secondary Causes: Why Conservation Is Not Enough},
  author={Alfred J. Freddoso},
  journal={Philosophical Perspectives},
  year={1991},
  volume={5},
  pages={553}
}
The sacred writings of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity proclaim with full voice that God is the transcendent and provident Lord of nature; as the First or Primary Cause, He has created the physical universe, sustains it in being, and is always and everywhere active in it by His power. Prompted by this basic conviction, theistic philosophers have through the centuries fashioned deep and subtle metaphysical accounts of God's causal activity in nature. Significantly, these accounts do not limit… Expand
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