Chance and the Sovereignty of God: A God-Centered Approach to Probability and Random Events [NOOK Book]

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What if all events—big and small, good and bad—are governed by more than just blind chance? What if they are governed by God?


In this theologically informed and philosophically nuanced introduction to the study of probability and chance, Vern Poythress argues that all events—including the seemingly random or accidental—fall under God’s watchful gaze as part of his eternal plan. Comprehensive in its scope, this book lays the theistic foundation for our scientific assumptions ...

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Chance and the Sovereignty of God: A God-Centered Approach to Probability and Random Events

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Overview

What if all events—big and small, good and bad—are governed by more than just blind chance? What if they are governed by God?


In this theologically informed and philosophically nuanced introduction to the study of probability and chance, Vern Poythress argues that all events—including the seemingly random or accidental—fall under God’s watchful gaze as part of his eternal plan. Comprehensive in its scope, this book lays the theistic foundation for our scientific assumptions about the world while addressing personal questions about the meaning and significance of everyday events.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433536984
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Publication date: 4/30/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 683,763
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Vern S. Poythress (PhD, Harvard University; ThD, Stellenbosch University) is professor of New Testament interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary, where he has taught for 33 years. In addition to earning six academic degrees, he is the author of numerous books on biblical interpretation, language, and science including Redeeming Science, Redeeming Sociology, and Logic.

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