Divine Action and Modern Science Paperback

by Nicholas Saunders (University of Oxford);

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Divine Action and Modern Science

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Divine Action and Modern Science considers the relationship between the natural sciences and the concept of God acting in the world. Nicholas Saunders examines the Biblical motivations for asserting a continuing notion of divine action and identifies several different theological approaches to the problem. He considers their theoretical relationships with the laws of nature, indeterminism, and probabilistic causation. His book then embarks on a radical critique of current attempts to reconcile special divine action with quantum theory, chaos theory and quantum chaos. As well as considering the implications of these problems for common interpretations of divine action, Saunders also surveys and codifies the many different theological, philosophical and scientific responses to divine action. The conclusion reached is that we are still far from a satisfactory account of how God might act in a manner that is consonant with modern science despite the copious recent scholarship in this area.

Divine Action and Modern Science by Nicholas Saunders (University of Oxford) was published by Cambridge University Press in October 2002 and is our 55026th best seller. The ISBN for Divine Action and Modern Science is 9780521524162.

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Details for Divine Action and Modern Science

Page last updated 26th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (October 2002)
Number of Pages256
Thickness15 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code11060
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