The Purpose-Guided Universe: Believing In Einstein, Darwin, and God [NOOK Book]

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In this engrossing new book, Dr. Bernard Haisch contends that there is a purpose and an underlying intelligence behind the Universe, one that is consistent with modern science, especially the Big Bang and evolution. It is based on recent discoveries that there are numerous coincidences and fine-tunings of the laws of nature that seem extraordinarily unlikely.
A more rational concept of God is called for. As astrophysicist Sir James Jeans ...
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The Purpose-Guided Universe: Believing In Einstein, Darwin, and God

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Overview

In this engrossing new book, Dr. Bernard Haisch contends that there is a purpose and an underlying intelligence behind the Universe, one that is consistent with modern science, especially the Big Bang and evolution. It is based on recent discoveries that there are numerous coincidences and fine-tunings of the laws of nature that seem extraordinarily unlikely.
A more rational concept of God is called for. As astrophysicist Sir James Jeans wrote, "the Universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine."
Despite bestsellers by Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris that have denounced the evils of religion and proclaimed that science has shown that there is no God, The Purpose-Guided
Universe shows how one can believe in God and science.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601637338
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 768,210
  • File size: 744 KB

Meet the Author

Bernard Haisch, PhD is an astrophysicist and author of The God Theory and more than 130 scientific publications. He was a scientific editor of the Astrophysical Journal for 10 years. His professional positions include deputy director of the Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Astrophysics at U.C.-Berkeley; and visiting scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute für Extraterrestrische Physik in Garching, Germany. He was also editor in chief of the Journal of Scientific Exploration. Prior to his career in astrophysics, Haisch attended the St. Meinrad Seminary as a student for the Catholic priesthood. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marsha Sims and his three children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2011

    Great food for thought!

    Science and spirituality do not have to be at odds with each other. Bridging eastern and western philosophies with modern cosmology and quantum physics, Bernard Haisch provides a compelling argument for a common ground.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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