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God and the scientist : exploring the work of John Polkinghorne

Author: Fraser N Watts; Christopher C Knight
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: Ashgate science and religion series.
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"This book presents a celebration, survey and critique of the theological work of arguably the most important and most widely-read contributor to the modern dialogue between science and theology: John Polkinghorne. Including a major survey by Polkinghorne himself of his life's work in theology, this book draws together contributors from among the most important voices in the science-theology dialogue today to focus  Read more...
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Named Person: J C Polkinghorne; J C Polkinghorne; John C Polkinghorne; John Polkinghorne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fraser N Watts; Christopher C Knight
ISBN: 9781409445692 1409445690 9781409445715 1409445712 9781409445708 1409445704
OCLC Number: 780398171
Description: xiv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Reflections of a bottom-up thinker / John Polkinghorne --
John Polkinghorne on three scientist-theologians / Ian G. Barbour --
Is informational causality primary causality? : a study of an aspect of John Polkinghorne's account of divine action / Terry J. Wright --
Polkinghorne on mathematics and chaos theory / Nicholas Saunders --
Queen physics : how much of the globe is painted red? / Nancy Cartwright and Eric Martin --
God and time : a new flowing time interpretation of special relativity and its importance for theology / Robert John Russell --
Cosmic if-statements / Daniel W. Darg --
Bishop Berkeley's castle : John Polkinghorne on the soul / Keith Ward --
Theology and scientific cosmology / Fraser Watts --
Christian hope in dialogue with natural science : John Polkinghorne's incorporation of bottom-up thinking into eschatology / Junghyung Kim --
Subtle and supple : John Polkinghorne's engagement with reality / Pat Bennett --
On revising natural theology : John Polkinghorne and the false modesty of liberal theology / Russell Re Manning --
John Polkinghorne's kenotic theology of creation and its implications for a theory of human creativity / James M. Watkins --
Science-and-theology from the standpoint of divine kenosis / Philip Clayton --
Processes of discovery in science and theology : bottom-up approach, critical realism and interdisciplinary inspiration / Michael Welker --
Some responses / John Polkinghorne.
Series Title: Ashgate science and religion series.
Responsibility: edited by Fraser Watts and Christopher C. Knight.
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