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Expanding humanity's vision of God : new thoughts on science and religion

Author: Robert L Herrmann
Publisher: Philadelphia : Templeton Foundation Press, ©2001.
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How has our understanding of our world and our place in the universe changed in recent decades through the momentous discoveries of science? Do recent developments in the philosophy of science, which place limitations on scientific knowing, provide a more level playing field? This collection of essays and sermons, which have not been readily available before, address these thought-provoking questions.
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Expanding humanity's vision of God.
Philadelphia : Templeton Foundation Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001027018
(OCoLC)45835630
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Herrmann
ISBN: 1599470977 9781599470979
OCLC Number: 71269457
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 360 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Part I: Contemporary Science Raising Theological Questions""; ""Chapter 1 --
Knowledge of the Unseen: A New Vision for Science and Religion Dialogue""; ""Chapter 2 --
The Strangely Relational World of Quantum Mechanics""; ""Chapter 3 --
Physics and Faith: The Luminous Web""; ""Chapter 4 --
From Physics to Metaphysics: The Changing Face of Scientific Imagination""; ""Chapter 5 --
Complexity in Systematic Theology: The Case of the Christian Concept of “New Creation� in the Dialogue with Science"" ""Chapter 6 --
Leaving Behind the God-of-the-Gaps: Towards a Theological Response to Scientific Limit Questions""""Chapter 7 --
Cosmic Endgame: Theological Reflections on Recent Scientific Speculations on the Ultimate Fate of the Universe""; ""Chapter 8 --
A Brief Note on the Problem of the Beginning: From the Modern Cosmology and “Transcendental Hikmah� Perspectives""; ""Chapter 9 --
Three Views of Creation and Evolution""; ""Chapter 10 --
The Scientist as Believer""; ""Chapter 11 --
A New Immortality?""; ""Chapter 12 --
God Among Immortal Humans!"" ""Chapter 13 --
Divine and Artificial Life: A Theological Exploration""""Part II: New Visions of Theology""; ""Chapter 14 --
Toward a Kenotic Pneumatology: Quantum Field Theory and the Theology of the Cross""; ""Chapter 15 --
A Pantheist Vision of God: The Divine Universe""; ""Chapter 16 --
God, Science, and Jnani: A New Framework""; ""Chapter 17 --
A Theology for the Millennium: Exploratory, Creative, Humble""; ""Chapter 18 --
Science and Religion: A Marriage Made in Heaven?""; ""Chapter 19 --
Light of Science in Our Eyes: Envisioning a New Spiritual Epic"" ""Part III: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on the Science-Religion Dialogue""""Chapter 20 --
The Mystery of the Self and the Enigma of Nature""; ""Chapter 21 --
Thomas Aquinas and the New Cosmology: Faith Encounters Science Anew""; ""Chapter 22 --
Reformation Sunday, Sermon: Matthew 23:1-12""; ""Chapter 23 --
The Odd Couple: Can Science and Religion Live Together without Driving Each Other Crazy?""; ""Chapter 24 --
What a Piece of Work Is Man: Humanism, Religion, and the New Cosmology""
Responsibility: edited by Robert L. Herrmann.

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How has our understanding of our world and our place in the universe changed in recent decades through the momentous discoveries of science? Do recent developments in the philosophy of science, which place limitations on scientific knowing, provide a more level playing field? This collection of essays and sermons, which have not been readily available before, address these thought-provoking questions.

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