Of God and His Creatures

Order of Matters to be Treated

The order of our treatise will be to deal first with the production and bringing of things into being (Chapp VI-XXXVIII); secondly with the distinction of things (Chapp. XXXIX-XLV); thirdly, with the nature of things thus produced and distinct so far as it appertains to the truth of faith (Chapp. XLVI-CI).

2.4 : That the Philosopher and the Theologian view Creatures from different Standpoints
2.6 : That it belongs to God to be to other Beings the Principle of Existence