Questions of Truth (Google eBook)
Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 2009
How did the universe begin? Can God's existence be proven? Do humans matter more than animals? For many years people have sent the scientist-turned-priest John Polkinghorne these and other questions about science and belief. In question-and-answer format, Polkinghorne and his collaborator Nicholas Beale offer their highly informed opinions about some of the most frequently asked of these questions. Readers can follow their own paths through the book, selecting questions that interest them and looking at the additional material if they choose. This unique book will help Christians clarify their beliefs regarding difficult issues and better face challenges--from within and from others--to their faith.
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Questions comes from the questions asked of two working physicists, and their answers to those questions. the goal is to present a set of Christians beliefs that can work with science (or rather ... Read full review
Questions of Truth: Fifty-one Responses to Questions About God, Science, and BeliefUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Polkinghorne, former professor of physics at Cambridge University and esteemed writer on questions of the interaction between science and religion, is a kind of antidote to Richard Dawkins and Sam ... Read full review
Isnt Evolution Unethical?
Why Is Evolution so Wasteful?
Who or What Is the Devil?
Why Is There Cancer?
Is Original Sin a Result of Nature or Nurture?
Why Do People Choose Evil?
Does Religion Inspire Evil Acts?
The Concept and Existence of God
Is God a Delusion?
How Can God Inhabit Eternity?
Does God Know Everything?
Is Everything Divinely Predestined?
What about the Trinity?
How Can Something Come from Nothing?
Isnt Everything Random?
What is the Anthropic Principle?
Have Anthropic Arguments Been Refuted?
Why Is the Universe So Big?
Is a Uniﬁed Theory of Everything Possible?
What about Intelligent Design?
Can the Mind Be Explained by Evolution?
What Does It Mean to Be Created in the Image of God?
When Does an Embryo Become a Person?
Do We Have Souls?
What Is Conscience?
Does Human Life Have a Purpose?
Do Humans Matter More Than Animals?
Can We See Truth?
Which Stories in the Bible Are True?
How Does the Death of Jesus Save the World?
The Brain and Mind