Spiritual Evolution: Scientists Discuss Their Beliefs
John Marks Templeton, K.S. Giniger
Templeton Press, Mar 30, 2012 - Religion - 146 pages
Spiritual Evolution: Scientists Discuss Their Beliefs describes the intellectual and emotional journeys traveled by esteemed scientists worldwide. Authors share the personal steps they have taken to blend an understanding of the Divine with their scientific perspectives.
Charles Birch, S. Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Larry Dossey, Owen Gingerich, Peter E. Hodgson, Stanley L. Jaki, Arthur Peacocke, John Polkinghorne, Russell Stannard, and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker offer accounts of their spirituality and scientific inquiry. Noting the impact of religious upbringing, academic and spiritual mentors, personal devotional practice, and study, these authors make a compelling case for the blending of both scientific and spiritual worlds. They share insights that keep them attending church, engaging in prayer, and continuing the search to understand the Infinite.
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S. Jocelyn Bell Burnell, one of the discoverers of pulsars; Larry Dossey, a physician of internal medicine who has researched the effect of prayer on patients; and eight other scientists representing ... Read full review