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The End of the Timeless God

R. T. Mullins


The claim that God is timeless has been the majority view throughout church history. However, it is not obvious that divine timelessness is compatible with fundamental Christian doctrines such as creation and incarnation. Theologians have long been aware of the conflict between divine timelessness and Christian doctrine, and various solutions to these conflicts have been developed. In contemporary thought, it is widely agreed that new theories on the nature of time and eternity can further help solve these conflicts. Do these solutions actually solve the conflict? Can the Christian God be time ... More

Keywords: God, time, eternity, Trinity, incarnation, creation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198755180
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755180.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R. T. Mullins, author
Research Associate in Philosophy of Religion, University of Cambridge