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Cosmic Questions

Cosmic Questions

by James B. Miller
     
 

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Based on the conference of the same name sponsored by the AAAS Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion held in April 1999 in Washington, DC, this volume contains 26 contributions addressing the three major questions relating to the cosmos: whether the universe had a beginning; was the universe designed; and whether we are alone in the universe. Some of

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Based on the conference of the same name sponsored by the AAAS Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion held in April 1999 in Washington, DC, this volume contains 26 contributions addressing the three major questions relating to the cosmos: whether the universe had a beginning; was the universe designed; and whether we are alone in the universe. Some of the topics covered include a historical perspective on the meeting of scientific cosmology and Western theology; the idea of a "beginningless" perspective in the Hindu tradition; six neo-Kabbalistic metaphors for cosmic design; extrasolar planets as homes for extraterrestrial life; and religion and extraterrestrial life. Lacks a subject index. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573313469
Publisher:
New York Academy of Sciences
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Annals of the New York Academy of Scienc
Pages:
260

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