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Beyond the big bang : quantum cosmologies and God

Author: Willem B Drees
Publisher: La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a discussion of the Big Bang in which the arguments of scientific and biblical theories are scrutinised. Drees shows how the two interpretations may be related, but contends that ultimately  Read more...

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Drees, Willem B., 1954-
Beyond the big bang.
La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, ©1990
(OCoLC)647052107
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willem B Drees
ISBN: 0812691172 9780812691177 0812691180 9780812691184
OCLC Number: 21969860
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--University of Groningen).
Description: xv, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 A Common Quest for Understanding? 15 --
Part 2 Constructing Theology in a Scientific Culture 113 --
Appendix 1 A Brief Sketch of the Big Bang Theory 211 --
Appendix 2 The Second Law of Thermodynamics 225 --
Appendix 3 Inflation 230 --
Appendix 4 Hawking's Cosmology 233 --
Appendix 5 Time 237 --
Appendix 6 The Cosmological Future 242 --
Appendix 7 Biblical Creation Narratives 254 --
Appendix 8 The History of Creatio Ex Nihilo 264.
Responsibility: Willem B. Drees.

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