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"If God is sovereign, then his lordship must extend over all of life, and it cannot be restricted to the walls of the church or within the Christian orbit." Abraham Kuyper Common Grace 1.1.

Monday, 20 March 2006

McGrath on Barrow

Alister McGrath writes about John Barrow's popularisation of the anthropic principle and looks briefly at its implications for theology:

But what of the nature of the “God” who emerges from such reflections? As a Christian, I am forced to ask whether this God that might be discerned within the ordering of things bears a direct relationship with the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Is there a secure theological link between the anthropic principle and the incarnation?

There could be – but it is not already there. It needs to be constructed. ...

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