Questions of Truth: Fifty-one Responses to Questions about God, Science, and Belief

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 19, 2009 - Religion - 201 pages
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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 Belief

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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

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John Polkinghorneis one of the world's leading experts on Science and Religion. A world-class physics Professor at Cambridge who became a priest, Founding President of the ISSR and winner of the Templeton Prize, Polkinghorne's publications include Exploring Reality, Quantum Physics and Theology, Quarks, Chaos and Christianity, Science and the Trinity, Living with Hope, and Belief in God in an Age of Science.

Nicholas Beale is a strategist and social philosopher and a longtime collaborator of John Polkinghorne. He is author of Constructive Engagementand coauthor, with Colin Howson, of Sense and Nonsense about God and Science.

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