Creatio Continua Ex Electione: A Post-Barthian Revision of the Doctrine of Creatio Ex Nihilo

Congdon, David W.
December 2010
Koinonia;2010, Vol. 22, p33
Academic Journal
The article examines the classical doctrine of creatio ex nihilo. It evaluates the ambiguities latent within the biblical texts themselves. It identifies three theological problems with the doctrine in conversation with three theologians. It analyzes the work of theologian Catherine Keller, who attacked creatio ex nihilo but ended up perpetuating this same bifurcation between origin and telos in her conception of creatio ex profundis.


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