Divine Action and Modern Science

Divine Action and Modern Science

by Nicholas Saunders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521801567

ISBN-13: 9780521801560

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Considering the relationship between the natural sciences and the concept of God acting in the world, this study examines the Biblical motivations for asserting a continuing belief in divine action. It is a radical critique of current attempts to reconcile special divine action with quantum theory, chaos theory and quantum chaos. The book concludes that a

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Considering the relationship between the natural sciences and the concept of God acting in the world, this study examines the Biblical motivations for asserting a continuing belief in divine action. It is a radical critique of current attempts to reconcile special divine action with quantum theory, chaos theory and quantum chaos. The book concludes that a satisfactory account of how God might act in a manner that agrees with modern science is still lacking.

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ISBN-13:
9780521801560
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1610L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Motivations1
Ch. 2Theological approaches to divine action17
Ch. 3The laws of nature and miracles48
Ch. 4Determinism and SDA83
Ch. 5Divine action and quantum theory94
Ch. 6Does God cheat at dice?127
Ch. 7Chaos Theory and divine action173
Ch. 8Whole-part models of SDA207
Ch. 9Is SDA really tenable?214
References217
Index230

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