creation, continuous

creation, continuous
   The doctrine of continuous creation is that God continuously creates things moment by moment. This is usually allied with perdurantism, the view that objects persist in virtue of having temporal stages, yielding the view that it is God that creates each temporal stage and (usually) unites the parts into a whole.
   (Note that this sense of 'continuous creation' is to be distinguished from the phrase's scientific use in the nowdiscredited 'steady-state' cosmological theory.)
   Further reading: Edwards, Jonathan 1970

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