Questions of Truth Paperback
Fifty-One Answers to Questions about God, Science, and Belief
by John Polkinghorne; Nicholas Beale;
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Questions of Truth
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For many years people from across the world have sent the scientist-turned-theologian John Polkinghorne questions about science and belief. In Q&A format, Polkinghorne and Beale offer captivating responses. Readers can follow their own paths through the book, selecting questions that interest them and looking at the additional material if they choose, aiming to help readers regarding difficult issues, and face better challenges – from within and from others – to their faith. The result is a unique book that explores the rich harmonies between science and belief.
“Wonderfully accessible, informative, and authoritative…An ideal starting point for those new to the field, a great stimulus to discussion for those who are already initiated.” Alister McGrath, Professor of Theology, Kings College, London
John Polkinghorne is one of the world’s leading experts on science and religion. He is a world-class physics professor at Cambridge who became a priest; he is the Founding President of the International Society of Science and Religion, and winner of the Templeton Prizr.
Nicholas Beale is a strategist and social philosopher and long-time collaborator with Polkingorne.
Questions of Truth by John Polkinghorne; Nicholas Beale was published by Westminster John Knox in February 2009 and is our 27757th best seller. The ISBN for Questions of Truth is 9780664233518.
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Questions of TruthHelen Hancox, via The Good Book Stall
This book is a series of questions and their answers covering God, belief, the universe, evil, religion and more from the viewpoint of respected scientists. The individual answers aren't particularly long (most one to two pages) but a few are explored in more depth in the appendices. Richard Dawkins is mentioned frequently and the book contains much helpful information about a scientific response to Dawkins' assertions. The book was strongest in its discussion of how science and Christianity can interact but weaker where the authors strayed more towards philosophy and Christian apologetics. However overall it was a good read; although technical in places there was enough for the layperson to understand and appreciate.
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|Page last updated||2nd February 2016|
|Author / Artist||John Polkinghorne; Nicholas Beale|
|Publisher||Westminster John Knox (February 2009)|
|Number of Pages||250|