Hugh McCann – How Does God Relate to the World?

If God is the Creator, what is God’s on-going relationship with the creation? Does God sustain the world by an active process, such that if God stopped doing so, the world would disappear? Or does the world now have a kind of self-existence independent of God? Moreover, does God ever make special interventions into the world, otherwise known as ‘miracles’?

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Hugh McCann was an American philosopher and professor in the Philosophy Department at Texas A&M University.

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