Profound theological and philosophical implications of the biblical doctrine for creation of something out of nothing set historic Christianity apart from alternative worldview perspectives. Fifteen points follow logically when the biblical doctrine of creation ex nihilo is affirmed as true: Continue reading
Cosmology has discovered the shattering truth that matter is not eternal after all, as naturalistic scientists once confidently assumed. The universe began at a finite period of time—which in turn implies that something outside the universe must have set it going.
— Charles Colson and Nancy Pearcey, from How Now Shall We Live?, p. 98
If the existence of the cosmos as a whole needs to be explained, and if it cannot be explained by natural causes, then we must look to the existence and action of a supernatural cause for its explanation.
— Mortimer J. Adler