Has Science Made God Unnecessary? (Big Ten) - Poythress, Ransom - 9781527107731

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  • Publisher: Christian Focus Publications
  • Publication Date: March 2022
  • ISBN: FPOYTHRA____HASSCIENCEMADEGODUNN9781527107731

Has Science Made God Unnecessary? (Big Ten)

Poythress, Ransom

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There is a widespread assumption that there is no space for God in science, and no space for science in Christianity. This book addresses the question of whether the search for answers excludes belief in a Deity. Ransom Poythress' logical and well-reasoned look at the common arguments will be a fascinating read for any with a genuine interest in pursuing truth.

Contents include:

Introduction: Understanding the Question

The Conflict Thesis

God of the Gaps Arguments

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part I: Objectivity and Truth

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part II: Materialist Assumptions

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part III: Materialist Limitations

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part IV: What's Actually Necessary for Science

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part V: Scientific Laws

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part VI: Supernatural Assumptions and a Christian Philosophical Foundation for Science

Miracles

Evidence: What Does It Look Like?

Big Bang and Fine-Tuning

Origin of Life

Evolution: The Big Picture

Evolution: Darwin's Defenders

Conclusion

Appendix: Additional Resources

Each chapter includes a summary of the main points covered.

The Big Ten: Critical Questions Answered is a Christian apologetics series which addresses ten commonly asked questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity. Each book, while easy to read, is challenging and thought-provoking, dealing with subjects ranging from hell to science. A good read whatever your present opinions.

Ransom H. Poythress holds a B.S. from Caltech, M.A. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Boston University (Molecular and Cell Biology and Biochemistry). He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Biology at Houghton College in Houghton, New York where he lives with his wife Lisbeth and their two boys.Associate Professor of Biology, Houghton College, New York
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There is a widespread assumption that there is no space for God in science, and no space for science in Christianity. This book addresses the question of whether the search for answers excludes belief in a Deity. Ransom Poythress' logical and well-reasoned look at the common arguments will be a fascinating read for any with a genuine interest in pursuing truth.

Contents include:

Introduction: Understanding the Question

The Conflict Thesis

God of the Gaps Arguments

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part I: Objectivity and Truth

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part II: Materialist Assumptions

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part III: Materialist Limitations

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part IV: What's Actually Necessary for Science

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part V: Scientific Laws

Behind the Curtain of Science, Part VI: Supernatural Assumptions and a Christian Philosophical Foundation for Science

Miracles

Evidence: What Does It Look Like?

Big Bang and Fine-Tuning

Origin of Life

Evolution: The Big Picture

Evolution: Darwin's Defenders

Conclusion

Appendix: Additional Resources

Each chapter includes a summary of the main points covered.

The Big Ten: Critical Questions Answered is a Christian apologetics series which addresses ten commonly asked questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity. Each book, while easy to read, is challenging and thought-provoking, dealing with subjects ranging from hell to science. A good read whatever your present opinions.

Ransom H. Poythress holds a B.S. from Caltech, M.A. from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Boston University (Molecular and Cell Biology and Biochemistry). He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Biology at Houghton College in Houghton, New York where he lives with his wife Lisbeth and their two boys.Associate Professor of Biology, Houghton College, New York
  • Cover Type:
  • 208 Pages
  • Publisher: Christian Focus Publications
  • Publication Date: March 2022
  • ISBN: FPOYTHRA____HASSCIENCEMADEGODUNN9781527107731