In this second philosophical conversation with Dr. Joseph Jedwab (part 1 here) we discuss some of his reasons for thinking that God is strictly aspatial but loosely spatial and present at all places. His is a version of the “classical” approach to the topic, i.e. arguably the approach which has been dominant in the mainstream Christian tradition. We also discuss famous Thomas Aquinas (1225-74), whose views on this topic Dr. Jedwab finds to be helpful.
To remain (somewhat) understandable, we had to leave a lot out; for all the dirty metaphysical details, you’ll have to see his paper forthcoming in the European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, “God’s Omnipresence: A Defence of the Classical View.”
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