Principio Segun Genesis Y La Ciencia, El: Siete Dias Que Dividieron El Mundo
: Una interpretación científicamente perspicaz, teológicamnete sagaz y bíblicamente fiel a Génesis. Con ejemplos tomados de la historia misma, una breve pero completa exploración de las principales interpretaciones, y una mirada al significado particular de la creación de los...
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Una interpretación científicamente perspicaz, teológicamnete sagaz y bíblicamente fiel a Génesis.
Con ejemplos tomados de la historia misma, una breve pero completa exploración de las principales interpretaciones, y una mirada al significado particular de la creación de los seres humanos, Lennox sugiere que los cristianos pueden prestar atención al conocimiento científico moderno, mientras permanecen fieles a la narrativa bíblica. Va más allá de una sencilla respuesta a la controversia, e insiste en que Génesis nos enseña mucho más respecto al Dios de Jesucristo y sobre la intención de Dios en la creación que sobre la edad del planeta Tierra.
An interpretation scientifically clever, theologically astute, and biblical faithful, of Genesis.
What did the writer of Genesis mean by "the first day?" Is it a literal week or a series of time periods? If I believe that the earth is 4.5 billion years old, am I denying the authority of Scripture? In response to the continuing controversy over the interpretation of the creation narrative in Genesis, John Lennox proposes a succinct method of reading and interpreting the first chapters of Genesis without discounting either science or Scripture.
John Lennox is Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford, Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science, and Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University and at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and is a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum. In addition, he teaches for the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme at the Executive Education Centre, Said Business School, Oxford University.
John Carson Lennox was born in 1943 in Northern Ireland, the son of a shopkeeper, and grew up in Armagh. He studied at the Royal School Armagh, Northern Ireland and was Exhibitioner and Senior Scholar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University from which he took his MA, MMath and PhD. While there, he heard lectures by C S Lewis on the poet John Donne. Lennox worked for many years in the Mathematics Institute at the University of Wales in Cardiff which awarded him a DSc for his research. He also holds an MA and DPhil from Oxford University and an MA in Bioethics from the University of Surrey. He was a Senior Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow at the Universities of Wurzburg and Freiburg in Germany. He has lectured extensively in North America, Eastern and Western Europe and Australasia on mathematics, the philosophy of science and the intellectual defence of Christianity.
Between 2007 and 2011, Lennox was involved in numerous public debates in the UK, US, and Australia, wherein he articulated an intellectually robust Christian case for the existence of God. His interlocutors have included Richard Dawkins, the late Christopher Hitchens, and Peter Singer.
Lennox has written a number of books on the interface between science, philosophy and theology. These include God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? (2009), God and Stephen Hawking, a response to The Grand Design (2011), Gunning for God, on the new atheism (2011), and Seven Days that Divide the World, on the early chapters of Genesis (2011). Furthermore, in addition to over seventy published mathematical papers, he is the co-author of two research level texts in algebra in the Oxford Mathematical Monographs series.
Lennox is multilingual, fluent in Russian, French, and German. He is married to Sally, and has three children and five grandchildren.