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The becoming of time : integrating physical and religious time

Author: Lawrence W Fagg
Publisher: Durham, NC [u.a.] : Duke Univ. Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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Introduces concepts of time from physics to students of religion, and discusses these concepts in relation to the notions of time in Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Judeo-Christian and Islamic thought.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence W Fagg
ISBN: 0822331446 9780822331445
OCLC Number: 249361182
Notes: Bibliography S. [255] - 273.
Previous ed.: Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars, 1995.
Description: XIII, 281 S : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Preface xiPart I. Thinking about Time 11. Time: A Two-fold Mystery? 32. Philosophers Thinking about Time 15Part II. Time in Our Cosmic Cocoon 273. Einstein, Time, and the Speed of Light 294. Time and the Quantum 435. Timing and Sensing Our Cocoon through Electromagnetism 636. Probing beyond: Spiritual Perceptions of Our Cocoon's Temporality 75Part III. The Nature of Time 937. Did Time Begin? 958. Time and Motion 1159. Irreversible Gauges of Time 12710. Time, Space, and the Dynamic World: The Spatialization and Liberation of Time 14911. The Moment: Increment of Time and Space 16112. Timelessness 181Part IV. What Will Time Tell? 19113. Time in the Cosmic Future 19314. A Time to Die 21315. How Real the Future? 227Part V. Time 23516. Time: A Duality or Unity? 23717. What is Time? 249Bibliography 255
Responsibility: Lawrence W. Fagg.

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