Both Christians and non-Christians make presuppositions about the nature of reality.
a. The Christian presupposes the self-contained God and his plan for the universe as back of all things and therewith the absolute distinction between Creator and creation.
b. The non-Christian presupposes “Chaos and Old Night,” or the self-existence of matter in some sense.
– Cornelius Van Til, The Reformed Pastor and Modern Thought.
(Variations in The Defense of the Faith p.304, and Jerusalem and Athens p.19)