Can One Argue from a Finite Effect to an Infinite Cause?

by Jason Hyde

A frequent objection to causal arguments for God’s existence is that theists are arguing from material effects known in time to an immaterial, infinite, atemporal cause as the explanation for our universe. The strength of this argument is that it is true that material effects tend to have material causes. For example, when we observe rust forming on an old hammer head, we conclude that there is a material cause for that effect—a chemical reaction of iron and oxygen caused by moisture in the air. But what about an effect like the grand object of a universe? Does that have a material cause? …
 

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