Creation and the end of days: Judaism and scientific cosmology : proceedings of the 1984 Meeting of the Academy for Jewish Philosophy
University Press of America, 1986 - Philosophy - 315 pages
In this colleciton, leading astrophysicists and Jewish philosophers present views about cosmology from both contemporary science and religious tradition. This volume of proceedings from the 1984 meeting of the Academy of Jewish Philosophers may be the most significant statement in modern times about fundamental Jewish beliefs of the creation of the universe and the end of days. Co-published with Studies in Judaism.
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The Very Early Universe
The Three Eras of Cosmic Evolution
Always Room for More?
Scientific Cosmology and Creation
Maimonides on Creation
A Medieval Debate
Gersonides and Contemporary Theories on
Preliminary Remarks on Levi ben Gersons Cosmology
Index of Names
Index of Works Cited
Index of Subjects