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If gravity caused Creation, Who caused gravity?

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 08, 2016

This is an old story, but somehow it popped up again in my news feed today: In his book The Grand Design (co-authored by Leonard Mlodinow), the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking argues that there's no need to posit the existence of God in order to explain Creation, because the birth of the entire physical universe can be explained by gravity. 

Uh-huh. And by that same logic, you don't need wheat or yeast to make bread, because you can buy it at the bakery. 

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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