The Science of God: The Convergence of Scientific and Biblical Wisdom (Google eBook)
For the readers of The Language of God, another instant classic from "a sophisticated and original scholar" (Kirkus Reviews) that disputes the idea that science is contrary to religion.
In The Science of God, distinguished physicist and Biblical scholar Gerald L. Schroeder demonstrates the surprising parallels between a variety of Biblical teachings and the findings of biochemists, paleontologists, astrophysicists, and quantum physicists. In a brilliant and wide-ranging discussion of key topics that have divided science and religion—free will, the development of the universe, the origin of life, and the origin of man—Schroeder argues that the latest science and a close reading of the Bible are not just compatible but interdependent.
This timely reissue of The Science of God features a brand-new preface by Schroeder and a compelling appendix that addresses the highly publicized experiment in 2008 in which scientists attempted to re-create the chemical composition of the cosmos immediately after the Big Bang. It also details Schroeder’s lucid explanations of complex scientific and religious concepts, such as the theory of relativity, the passage of time, and the definitions of crucial Hebrew words in the Bible. Religious skeptics, Biblical literalists, scientists, students, and physicists alike will be riveted by Schroeder’s remarkable contribution to the raging debate between science and religion.
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Review: The Science of God: The Convergence of Scientific and Biblical WisdomUser Review - Goodreads
Interesting attempt at something that just cannot be proven by science... Faith. Ultimately fails to accomplish its goal in my opinion to use science to cast light on the possible evidence that religion so desires. Good read. Read full review
Review: The Science of God: The Convergence of Scientific and Biblical WisdomUser Review - David Rullo - Goodreads
I feel like some interesting ideas were presented but this reminded more of a first or maybe second draft rather than a final version. What do I mean by that? Ideas were presented, an outline of a ... Read full review
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Ages of Births and Deaths of Persons Following
Science Scientists and the Bible
Six Days and Fifteen Billion Years
The Effect of Relative Motion and the Stretching
The Six Days of Genesis
A Curve Commonly
Biblical Expectations for an Infinite yet Immanent Creator
The Origin of Humankind
Similarities Among Tetrapod Limbs
The Science of Free Will
Water Waves Passing Through Two Sizes
Why Bad and Good Things Happen
A Universe Tuned for Life
An Alternative View
Well What About Dinosaurs?
Its Origins and Its Evolution
Two Concepts of Evolution
Statistics Versus Random Mutations
The Watchmaker and the Watch