NIODANon-Interventionist Objective Divine Action
References in periodicals archive ?
His multilayered arguments in favor of NIODA (noninterventionist, objective divine action) requires fortitude to interpret the careful philosophical distinctions among types of physical phenomena.
His strongest arguments pertain to divine foreknowledge and quantum-level NIODA, the Fall (Niebuhr helped establish the doctrine of sin as coherent with evolution despite his Augustinianism), "natural evil" (nature is not evil), and kenosis.