Physicist comments on creation of universe

Cambridge University Pofessor Stephen Hawking has made news again, commenting on God's role in the creation of the universe.
A recent Reuters report from London begins thus: "God did not create the universe and the "Big Bang" was an inevitable consequence of the laws of physics, the eminent British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking argues in a new book. In "The Grand Design," co-authored with U.S. physicist Leonard Mlodinow, Hawking says a new series of theories made a creator of the universe redundant..."
The report continues: "Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the universe exists, why we exist," Hawking writes.
We in New Thought will question Prof. Hawking's phrase "spontaneous creation," for we believe in the fundamental law of the universe, that of cause and effect, and that every effect (like the universe) must have a cause. We believe that that Cause is God.
And Hawking's statement that the universe resulted from the laws of physics does not rule ouf God's contribution. After all, God works through Law --just as a baker creates a cake by use of laws of chemistry and physics.