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

Overview

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.

Product Details

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; 1. Motivations; 2. Theological approaches to divine action; 3. The laws of nature and miracles; 4. Determinism and SDA; 5. Divine action and quantum theory; 6. Does God cheat at dice?; 7. Chaos theory and divine action; 8. Whole-part models of SDA; 9. Is SDA really tenable?; References; Index.

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