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Unformatted text preview: involves the creation of time. (2) Time is a relation between objects or events. (3) God created time. Where no creature is, whose motion may bring forth time, there can be no time (Augustine, City of God, 12.15) Answers sceptical objection: There was no time before the Universe, so the question what was God doing before he created the universe? is based on a false assumption. The question makes no sense if God created time. By contrast, we can rightly ask this question of God if God is in time, for then there would be a time before the universe. Problem for everlasting view: why did God wait as long as He did to create the universe? Or did he wait that long? This is a question that can only be answered by God. We can only speak of God before creation in a non-temporal sense of Gods eminence and majesty as a being above or outside the natural order....
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