Creation and Complexity: Interdisciplinary Issues in Science and Religion

Creation and Complexity: Interdisciplinary Issues in Science and Religion


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781920691028
Publisher: ATF Press
Publication date: 12/31/2004
Series: ATF Science & Theology Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Stephen K. Pickard is the head of the School of Theology at Charles Sturt University and director of St Mark’s National Theological Centre in Australia.

Christine Ledger is the director of the Australian Council of Churches in Sidn.

Table of Contents



Introduction Christine Ledger and Stephen Pickard

Part One: A Complex World
1. A primer on complexity: definitions, theories, and theological perspectives Niels Henrik Gregerson
2. Models of invisible realities: the common thread in science and theology Carolyn M. King

Part Two: Evolutionary Biology
3. Interpretations of complexity in nature: Teilhard to Maynard Smith Carolyn M. King
4. A world made to flourish: divine design and the idea of natural self-organisation Niels Henrik Gregerson
5. The cloning of human cells: an Australian response to the scientific issues from an ethical and theological perspective John W. White, Fraser Bergersen, Graeme Garrett, Patricia Ewing, Jonathan Clarke
6. A process-based model for an ontology of activity Richard Campbell

Part Three: Cosmology
7. The absence of God or a surer path to God? The origin of the universe in science and theology David Wilkinson
8. Time and eternity as scientific and theological problem Mark Worthing
9. The end of it all: cosmology and Christian eschatology in dialogue David Wilkinson


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