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The language of God : a scientist presents evidence for belief

Author: Francis S Collins
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2006.
Series: ISSR Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity. It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects the rational, while science restricts us to a life with no meaning beyond the physical. It is an irreconcilable war between two polar-opposite ways of thinking and living. Written for believers,
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis S Collins
ISBN: 0743286391 9780743286398 9781416542742 1416542744
OCLC Number: 65978711
Awards: Winner of Christianity Today Book Award (Apologetics/Evangelism) 2007
Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Adults) 2007
Short-listed for Quill Awards (Religion/Spirituality) 2007
Description: viii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part one : The chasm between science and faith. From atheism to belief --
The war of the worldviews --
Part two : The great questions of human existence. The origins of the universe --
Life on Earth : of microbes and man --
Deciphering God's instruction book : the lessons of the human genome --
Part three : Faith in science, faith in God. Genesis, Galileo, and Darwin --
Option 1 : Atheism and agnosticism (when science trumps faith) --
Option 2 : Creationism (when faith trumps science) --
Option 3 : Intelligent design (when science needs divine help) --
Option 4 : BioLogos (science and faith in harmony) --
Truth seekers --
Appendix : The moral practice of science and medicine : bioethics.
Series Title: ISSR Library.
Responsibility: Francis S. Collins.
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