October 17, 2018

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Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 3c) – Lessons from History

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 3c) — Lessons from History We are reviewing the book, “Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship” by John Polkinghorne.  Today we will look at the third part of Chapter 3- Lessons from History.  John continues his comparative study of science and Christian theology […]

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 3b) – Lessons from History

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 3b) — Lessons from History We are reviewing the book, “Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship” by John Polkinghorne.  Today we will look at the second part of Chapter 3- Lessons from History.  John continues his comparative study of science and Christian theology […]

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 3a) – Lessons from History

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 3a) — Lessons from History We are reviewing the book, “Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship” by John Polkinghorne.  Today we will look at the first part of Chapter 3- Lessons from History. Polkinghorne begins the chapter by discussing Thomas Kuhn’s famous book, […]

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 2b) — Comparative Heuristics

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 2b) — Comparative Heuristics We are reviewing the book, “Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship” by John Polkinghorne.  Today we will look at the second part of Chapter 2- Comparative Heuristics. As we said last time, John believes that similarities will emerge in […]

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 2a) — Comparative Heuristics

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 2a) — Comparative Heuristics We are reviewing the book, “Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship” by John Polkinghorne.  Today we will look at the first part of Chapter 2- Comparative Heuristics.  One of the lessons that quantum science teaches us about physical reality […]

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship by John Polkinghorne- Part 1

Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship By John Polkinghorne (Part 1) I’m going to review the book, “Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship” by John Polkinghorne.  Polkinghorne was professor of mathematical physics at the University of Cambridge from 1968 to 1979, when he resigned his chair to study for the priesthood, becoming an […]

What Killed Off the Dinosaurs?

What Killed Off the Dinosaurs? The Atlantic has an article about the cause of the dinosaur extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period, 66 million years ago and the raucous debate within geological circles.  Overall it’s a pretty good article, mostly addressed to laymen, and doesn’t get too scientific.  And let’s face it, dinosaurs are […]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 8- Moving Forward

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 8- Moving Forward We’ve been reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults.  Today, we wrap up the series by looking at Chapter 8- Moving Forward.  Cootsona identifies five main […]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Two Case Studies: On Global Climate Change and Sexuality (Where We’re Tempted to Ask Science for Things it Can’t Deliver)

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Two Case Studies: On Global Climate Change and Sexuality (Where We’re Tempted to Ask Science for Things it Can’t Deliver) We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults.  Today we look at the two case […]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 7- Give Technology a Break

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, Chapter 7- Give Technology a Break We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults.  Today we look at Chapter 7- Give Technology a Break.  In this chapter Cootsona makes the case that […]