Inventing the Universe Hardback

Why We Can't Stop Talking About Science, Faith and God

by Alister McGrath;


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From the author of The Dawkins Delusion, Inventing the Universe looks at just why we are drawn to towards science and God.

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Inventing the Universe

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From the author of the bestselling The Dawkins Delusion - an accessible account of the biggest questions around science and faith, grounded in the very best scholarship.

We just can't stop talking about the big questions around science and faith. They haven't gone away, as some predicted they might; in fact, we seem to talk about them more than ever. Far from being a spent force, religion continues to grow around the world. Meanwhile, Richard Dawkins and the New Atheists argue that religion is at war with science - and that we have to choose between them.

It's time to consider a different way of looking at these two great cultural forces. What if science and faith might enrich each other? What if they can together give us a deep and satisfying understanding of life?

Alister McGrath, one of the world's leading authorities on science and religion, engages with the big questions that Dawkins and others have raised - including origins, the burden of proof, the meaning of life, the existence of God and our place in the universe. Informed by the best and latest scholarship, Inventing the Universe is a groundbreaking new primer for the complex yet fascinating relationship between science and faith.

Inventing the Universe by Alister McGrath was published by Hodder & Stoughton General Division in October 2015 and is our 334th best seller. The ISBN for Inventing the Universe is 9781444798456.

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Contents

1. From Wonder to Understanding: Beginning a Journey

2. Stories, Picture and Maps: Making Sense of Things

3. Theory, Evidence and Proof: How Do We Know What is True?

4. Inventing the Universe: Our Strange World

5. Darwin and Evolution: New Questions for Science and Faith

6. Souls: On Being Human

7. The Quest for Meaning and the Limits of Science

8. An Empirical Ethics? Science and Morality

9. Science and Faith: Making Sense of the World - Making Sense of Life

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Page last updated 20th January 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherHodder & Stoughton General Division (October 2015)
Weight478g
Number of Pages256
Thickness25 mm
Height234 mm
Width153 mm
ISBN9781444798456
ISBN-101444798456
Product Code4321645
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