Adam writes: 

Media hype aside Hawking has said nothing new in this latest statement. But it’s naive theology which places God in a creation situation requiring a before and after – ‘time’ as we know it is a creation too.

I could not agree more. In fact, it is naive philosophy and probably naive theoretical physics.

The more universes, the more they are characterized as everlasting without beginning or end, the greater must be the creator God.

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