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Inventing the Universe: Why We Can't Stop Taling About Science, Faih and God

Alister E Mcgrath

Inventing the Universe: Why We Can't Stop Taling About Science, Faih and God

Alister E Mcgrath

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The often troubled relationship between science and religion was seemingly damaged further by the rise of the New Atheism, which insisted that science had essentially disproved not just God but also the value of religion. But there is increasing scepticism towards its often glib and superficial answers; and the big questions about faith, God and science haven't gone away - in fact, we seem to talk about them more than ever.

In this book leading scientist and theologian Professor Alister McGrath engages with all the big questions that Dawkins and others have raised, including origins, the burden of proof, meaning, the existence of God and our place in the universe. Informed by the very best and latest scholarship, INVENTING THE UNIVERSE remains accessible and engaging for a lay audience.

Positive, compelling and highly readable, this is the thinking person's introduction to the complex and intriguing relationship between science and faith.



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The often troubled relationship between science and religion was seemingly damaged further by the rise of the New Atheism, which insisted that science had essentially disproved not just God but also the value of religion. But there is increasing scepticism towards its often glib and superficial answers; and the big questions about faith, God and science haven't gone away - in fact, we seem to talk about them more than ever.

In this book leading scientist and theologian Professor Alister McGrath engages with all the big questions that Dawkins and others have raised, including origins, the burden of proof, meaning, the existence of God and our place in the universe. Informed by the very best and latest scholarship, INVENTING THE UNIVERSE remains accessible and engaging for a lay audience.

Positive, compelling and highly readable, this is the thinking person's introduction to the complex and intriguing relationship between science and faith.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

Alister E Mcgrath

Scientist, and former atheist, turned internationally-regarded theologian and prolific author, Revd Professor Alister McGrath, (D.Phil (Oxon), earned D.D. (Oxon) has been appointed to the newly created Chair in Theology, Ministry and Education at King's College, London. Formerly he was Professor of Historical Theology, and Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford.

He is a world-renowned theologian, and is the author of numerous bestselling titles including The Christian Theology Reader; Theology; Christianity: An Introduction; A Brief History of Heaven, and Dawkins' God .

McGrath is an Evangelical on the cutting edge of the interface between Theology and Science, and Theology within post-modern culture as indicated by his most recent publications A Fine-Tuned Universe? Anthropic Phenomena and Natural Theology(2009),The Dawkins Delusion? Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine and The Open Secret: A New Vision for Natural Theology.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 430869
  • Product Code 9781444798456
  • ISBN 1444798456
  • EAN 9781444798456
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Science
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Publication Date Oct 2015
  • Sales Rank #73222
  • Dimensions 235 x 168 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.478kg

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