Explain and illustrate the claim that if God is eternal the he cannot be omniscient

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Philosophy

 

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Frank M

 

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May 16, 2015

 

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The Christian philosopher Boethius defined eternity as ‘the total, simultaneous and perfect possession of life without end.’ This definition is slightly skewed, as ‘life’ has a beginning and end, and the definition also implies a beginning, by not saying there is no beginning. But God’s being timeless raises the issue of how he answer’s your prayers if he is outside of the time you prayed them...
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But God’s being timeless raises the issue of how he answer’s your prayers if he is outside of the time you prayed them. While a man prays to God in 2008, God does not receive the prayer in 2008, because He is outside time completely. God received the prayer timelessly and responded in ‘one timeless moment...
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