Is God a Scientist?: A Dialogue Between Science and Religion

Is God a Scientist?: A Dialogue Between Science and Religion

by Robert Crawford
     
 

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The scriptures of the Faiths use models to depict what God is like; namely Father, Mother, Husband, Judge, Lover, Friend, shepherd and so on. Science also uses models to advance its knowledge, and in a scientific age a model of God as the Cosmic Scientist interacting with the traditional could communicate well. It would imply that the world is a laboratory created by… See more details below

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The scriptures of the Faiths use models to depict what God is like; namely Father, Mother, Husband, Judge, Lover, Friend, shepherd and so on. Science also uses models to advance its knowledge, and in a scientific age a model of God as the Cosmic Scientist interacting with the traditional could communicate well. It would imply that the world is a laboratory created by God in order to test whether humanity will obey his laws and live up to the values which he embraces. Using material drawn from science and six world faiths, the book shows the difference and similarity between divine and human experiments and argues that God will bring the experiment to a successful conclusion.

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ISBN-13:
9780230559523
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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