Ubiquity
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1. In the context of Christian theology, ubiquity, or the teaching that God is everywhere (Lat. ubique), is related to the distinction between God and the world (i.e., God’s transcendence). The omnipresence of God shows clearly that the divine transcendence (Immanence and Transcendence) does not mean that the Creator is alongside the creature but involves the direct permeation of every creature by the Creator, who has given it its being and maintains it in being (conservatio; Creation). Pantheism, which stresses the unity of God with the world, does at least resist the i…

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Slenczka, Notger, “Ubiquity”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 16 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_U.1>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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