Creation and the World of Science: The Reshaping of Belief

Paperback | June 29, 2004

byA. R. Peacocke

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A. R. Peacocke's Creation and the World of Science, an expanded version of his 1978 Bampton Lectures, was widely recognized as a key work on the relation of the sciences to religion, in general, and Christian theology in particular. It has long been seen as a formative contribution to thewide-ranging investigations which now, internationally, constitute this intensely active field. This new reprinting contains the original and influential text and also contains a new supplement containing key references to the literature of recent years as well as indicating the author's currentposition on central themes. It constitutes an essential reference and starting point for the contemporary discussion of key issues in the dialogue between the sciences and theology

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A. R. Peacocke's Creation and the World of Science, an expanded version of his 1978 Bampton Lectures, was widely recognized as a key work on the relation of the sciences to religion, in general, and Christian theology in particular. It has long been seen as a formative contribution to thewide-ranging investigations which now, internati...

A. R. Peacocke was formerly Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre, Faculty of Theology, University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:426 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.92 inPublished:June 29, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199271696

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New Preface1. The Two Books2. Cosmos, Man, and Creation3. Chance and the Life-Game4. Nature's Hierarchies - `Things Visible and Invisible'5. The `Selfish Gene' and `What Men Live By'6. Evolved Man and God Incarnate7. Man in Creation8. Creation and HopeNew Supplement