Creatio Ex Deo

God created the universe by drawing it out of Himself.

When one watches milk being poured into cereal, one sees God being poured into God.1Marilyn Ferguson

Creation out of God unfortunately blurs the distinction between Creator and creation taught in the Bible. It can lead to the mystical view of pantheism.

Permeational pantheism is the view popularized by the Star Wars movies of George Lucas, in which the Force (Tao) penetrates all things.2Norm Geisler

Hindus, Buddhists, New Agers, and Scientologists affirm this view. Orthodox Christianity rejects it, while still affirming that God holds this world together.

And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist. Colossians 1:17

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