A. Theistic Postulates
Here is a list of the theistic postulates as presented in the earlier chapters:
God is One.
God is Being Itself.
God loves us unselfishly.
All the world, and each of its parts, is a kind of image of God.
God is Love.
God is Life Itself.
We all live from Gods life, as if from ourselves.
Our actions (what we actually do) are our own.
The life we have from God is in accordance with what we have actually done.
God is a unity, in which there is an infinity of what may be intellectually distinguished, but what is not in fact separated.
God is Wisdom Itself.
God contains proceeding Actions.
God exists eternally.
What is unified and continuous in God is imaged as discrete distributions.
The relations between created realms is an image of the relation between God and creation.
Whenever love acts by means of wisdom, that action is a conscious action. There is consciousness of the production of the result, and also of the delight that arises from the achievement of that production.
The above postulates are not all logically independent, since often later postulates
are refinements and applications of earlier postulates. In particular,