God & the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science & Spiritualityby Daniel C Matt
Drawing on modern cosmology and ancient Kabbalah, shows how science and religion together enrich our spiritual awareness and help us find our place in the universe, uncovering the sense of wonder and oneness that connects us with the universe and God. '
"Contributes in a significant and distinctive way to the contemporary dialogue between science and theology."
Robert J. Russell, PhD, Christian theologian, director of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences
"Admirable clarity and wit…. Will be appreciated by everyone who takes an inclusive approach to the riddles of creation and the creator."
Timothy Ferris, author of Coming of Age in the Milky Way
“Revel in the informed, unexpected correlations this young master of our mystic literature finds between his Kabbalah and our cosmologists' learned imaginings.”
Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz, Sh'ma
“Tackles profound, difficult and complex issues and makes them understandable.”
Rabbi Laura Geller, Temple Emanuel, Beverly Hills, California
“A lively and fascinating volume that should provide the basis for much further dialogue and discussion.”
Dr. Arthur Green, author of Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow
"This poetic book...helps us to understand the human meaning of creation."
Joel Primack, leading cosmologist, Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz
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Daniel C. Matt is a leading authority on the Zohar and Kabbalah. He is the author of the best-selling The Essential Kabbalah (HarperSanFrancisco, translated into seven languages); Zohar: The Book of Enlightenment (Paulist Press); God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony Between Science and Spirituality and Zohar: Annotated and Explained (Jewish Lights). He is also the author of the annotated translation The Zohar: Pritzker Edition (Stanford University Press). He has so far completed six volumes of this immense project, which has been hailed as "a monumental contribution to the history of Jewish thought." Formerly professor of Jewish spirituality at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Daniel C. Matt now resides in Berkeley.
Daniel C. Matt is available to speak on the following topics:
- Shekhinah: The Feminine Half of God
- Raising the Sparks: Finding God in the Material World
- The Mystical Meaning of Torah
- The Zohar: Masterpiece of Kabbalah
- God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality
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I enjoy reading Daniel Matt, and this book is really good. The subject matter is interesting to me, as I am interested in the Jewish religion and attempting to reconcile the bible and science; for which this is a really good read.