W. G. T. Shedd on pure actuality and the Creator-creature distinction

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Progressive evolution within the Divine nature, would imply a career for the Deity in which He was passing from less to more perfect stages of existence, and would bring Him within the realm of the relative and conditioned.

Latency is necessarily excluded from the Eternal One, by virtue of that absolute perfection and metaphysical self-completeness whereby his being is “without variableness or shadow of turning.” …

For the Deity, though self-complete and incapable of development himself, has yet made that which is potential and destined to an unfolding. He has created a universe that is full of latent powers and agencies.

For the reference, see W. G. T. Shedd on pure actuality and the Creator-creature distinction.
 
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