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creatio ex nihilo  Term Image (creatio ex nihilo) Script Image
(Language:  Latin)
Alternate Spellings:
Short Description: "creation out of nothing"
Long Description: "creation out of nothing"; the doctrine that God Himself is the sufficient cause of the universe, needing nothing else; often set in contrast to emanationist cosmogonies.
Source(s): The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity, by Frithjof Schuon, edited by Dr. James S. Cutsinger
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms