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Science and Religion in Quest of Truth

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John Polkinghorne, an international figure known both for his contributions to the field of theoretical elementary particle physics and for his work as a theologian, has over the years filled a bookshelf with writings devoted to specific topics in science and religion. In this new book, he undertakes for the first time a survey of all the major issues at the intersection of science and religion, concentrating on what he considers the essential insights for each. Clearly and without assuming prior knowledge, he addresses causality, cosmology, evolution, consciousness, natural theology, divine providence, revelation, and scripture. Each chapter also provides references to his other books in which more detailed treatments of specific issues can be found.

For those who are new to what Polkinghorne calls one of the most significant interdisciplinary interactions of our time, this volume serves as an excellent introduction. For readers already familiar with John Polkinghorne's books, this latest is a welcome reminder of the breadth of his thought and the subtlety of his approach in the quest for truthful understanding.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300178395
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Religion : Religion & Science
Author:
Polkinghorne, John
Publication Date:
September 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
160

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