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Science and the renewal of belief [electronic resource] / Russell Stannard.

By: Stannard, Russell.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Templeton Foundation Press, c2004Edition: Rev. and updated.Description: 1 online resource (viii, 228 p.).ISBN: 1599470543 (electronic bk.); 9781599470542 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Religion and science | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | Geloof en wetenschapGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science and the renewal of belief.DDC classification: 261.5/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- In the beginning -- On how to interpret the Bible -- The message of the myths -- Adam and Eve in a new light -- The emergence of the human spirit -- Superhuman life-forms? -- Miracles under scrutiny -- The touchstone of Christian belief -- Scientists at work -- Taking on trust -- An experiment with prayer -- Attempts to demonstrate God's existence -- The whole is more than the sum of its parts -- The Galileo scandal -- The significance of the individual -- God in and beyond space and time -- The place of paradox in science and belief -- Why does God permit evil? -- Destiny, chance, and choice -- Only wholeness -- In conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-222) and index.

Introduction -- In the beginning -- On how to interpret the Bible -- The message of the myths -- Adam and Eve in a new light -- The emergence of the human spirit -- Superhuman life-forms? -- Miracles under scrutiny -- The touchstone of Christian belief -- Scientists at work -- Taking on trust -- An experiment with prayer -- Attempts to demonstrate God's existence -- The whole is more than the sum of its parts -- The Galileo scandal -- The significance of the individual -- God in and beyond space and time -- The place of paradox in science and belief -- Why does God permit evil? -- Destiny, chance, and choice -- Only wholeness -- In conclusion.

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