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Science and religion in quest of truth

Author: J C Polkinghorne
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Polkinghorne undertakes a survey of all the major issues at the intersection of science and religion, concentrating on what he considers the essential insights for each. Clearly and without assuming prior knowledge, he addresses causality, cosmology, evolution, consciousness, natural theology, divine providence, revelation, and scripture. --from publisher description.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J C Polkinghorne
ISBN: 9780300174786 0300174780 9780300188110 0300188110
OCLC Number: 711045649
Description: xiii, 143 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Truth and understanding --
Some lessons from history --
Insights from science --
Theology and science in interactive context --
Motivated Christian belief.
Responsibility: John Polkinghorne.


From the vantage point of eighty years, a highly regarded scientist and theologian surveys the full spectrum of critical issues between science and theology  Read more...
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"[A]n excellent introduction for serious individuals seeking a better understanding of these matters."--S.C./i>--S.C. Pearson "Choice "

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