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    Lim, Daniel 2014. Occasionalism and non-reductive physicalism: another look at the continuous creation argument. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 75, Issue. 1, p. 39.

    Everitt, Nicholas 2010. The Divine Attributes. Philosophy Compass, Vol. 5, Issue. 1, p. 78.


Persistence and divine conservation


Plausibly, if an object persists through time, then its later existence must be caused by its earlier existence. Many theists endorse a theory of continuous creation, according to which God is the sole cause of a creature's existence at a given time. The conjunction of these two theses rather unfortunately implies that no object distinct from God persists at all. What strategies for resolving this difficulty are available?

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