When Science Meets Religion (Paperback)
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Short Description for When Science Meets Religion The 1999 Templeton Prize winner examines the interrelationship between religion and science, seeking to reconcile the Big Bang versus creation, quantum physics versus reality, and more. Original.
- Published: 11 December 2000
- Format: Paperback 205 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780060603816 ISBN 10: 006060381X
- Sales rank: 489,086
Full description for When Science Meets Religion
The Definitive Introduction ToThe Relationship BetweenReligion And Science∗ In The Beginning: Why Did the Big Bang Occur?∗ Quantum Physics: A Challenge to Our Assumptions About Reality?∗ Darwin And Genesis: Is Evolution God′s Way of Creating?∗ Human Nature: Are We Determined by Our Genes?∗ God And Nature: Can God Act in a Law-Bound World?Over the centuries and into the new millennium, scientists, theologians, and the general public have shared many questions about the implications of scientific discoveries for religious faith. Nuclear physicist and theologian Ian Barbour, winner of the 1999 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion for his pioneering role in advancing the study of religion and science, presents a clear, contemporary introduction to the essential issues, ideas, and solutions in the relationship between religion and science. In simple, straightforward language, Barbour explores the fascinating topics that illuminate the critical encounter of the spiritual and quantitative dimensions of life.