Can Scientists Believe?: Some Examples of the Attitude of Scientists to Religion

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Sir Nevill Francis Mott
James & James, Jan 1, 1991 - Political Science - 182 pages
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In this collection of thought-provoking essays, a range of distinguished scientists and theologians, men and women, young and old, all with strong scientific training and deeply held religious beliefs, in the Judeao-Christian tradition, give their personal answers. They do not always agree, the views of each contributor being informed both by their particular scientific expertise and religious affiliation. They address a wide range of problems that will interest all concerned to reconcile their own religious beliefs with currently-accepted scientific theory and practice. The divergences of opinion are as a significant as the agreements. Positions are thoughtfully explained and make important, often novel and illuminating, contributions to debate on these great issues.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Scientist as Priest
23
Scientific Knowing and the Knowledge of God
35
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Sir Nevill Morr was a professor in Bristol from 1933-1954 and head of the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge from 1954 until 1971. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1977.

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