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Verbum et Ecclesia

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Verbum Eccles. (Online) vol.32 no.1 Pretoria  2011

http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ve.v32i1.485 

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

 

Sound: Conceivably the creative language of God, holding all of creation in concert

 

 

Mark PretoriusI, II

IDepartment of Dogmatics and Christian Ethics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
IISouth African Theological Seminary, Rivonia, South Africa

Correspondence

 

 


ABSTRACT

This paper revolved around the idea that sound within light is the primary medium God used to bring all of creation into existence (creatio). The theory is that the harmonic tones embedded within the initial spoken light of Genesis 1:3 are still reverberating within creation today (concursus) and can be used for the benefit of all (providentia). This simply means that nature is providentially geared to move in a specific direction, according to God's overall plan for everyone's benefit.


 

 

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Correspondence:
Mark Pretorius
PO Box 258
Rivonia 2128
South Africa
Email: Mark@sats.edu.za

Received: 23 Nov. 2010
Accepted: 31 May 2011
Published: 03 Nov. 2011

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