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  • adj. Not temporal.


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non- +‎ temporal


  • Hartshorne thinks, to say that God exists in a nontemporal specious present, and it is another to say that God is changed by temporal beings in a nontemporal specious present.

    Charles Hartshorne

  • Alston knows that the notion of a nontemporal God who is qualified by relation to temporal beings will strike Hartshorne as unintelligible.

    Charles Hartshorne

  • Alston believes, contra Hartshorne, that God can be in some way contingent (that any relation in which God stands to the world might have been otherwise) and still be nontemporal.

    Charles Hartshorne

  • They say too that it is nonspatial and nontemporal.

    Living in the Material World

  • “Since” is used in a nontemporal fashion, “because” would be the more appropriate word choice.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • a creational process of formation which includes the nontemporal act of conversion to God.



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