Is God Omnipotent?

Timothy Ferris concludes his book on cosmology, The Whole Shebang, with a "Contrarian Theological Afterword."  Here, he writes that if God is omnipotent, then He must have free will.  And if so, He was free to make the universe in any conceivable way.  But if God was constrained in some way in making the universe, for example if He could only make it in the most reasonable way, or a way that promoted human existence, then God can’t be all-powerful.  To punctuate his argument, Ferris quotes … [Read more...]