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Single Idea 16581

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / E. Cosmology / 3. The Beginning]

Full Idea

Authors from 1274 to 1671 unanimously endorse the Christian doctrine that matter was created by God, before which time there was no material world at all.

Gist of Idea

Scholastic authors agree that matter was created by God, out of nothing


Robert Pasnau (Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 [2011], 02.5)

Book Reference

Pasnau,Robert: 'Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671' [OUP 2011], p.30