Divine eternity and the general theory of relativity

Faith and Philosophy 22 (5):543-557 (2005)
An examination of time as featured in the General Theory of Relativity, which supercedes Einstein’s Special Theory, serves to rekindle the issue of the existenceof absolute time. In application to cosmology, Einstein’s General Theory yields models of the universe featuring a worldwide time which is the same for all observers in the universe regardless of their relative motion. Such a cosmic time is a rough physical measure of Newton’s absolute time, which is based ontologically in the duration of God’s being and is more or less accurately recorded by physical clocks
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/faithphil200522518
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