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Has Science Made God Unnecessary?

Has Science Made God Unnecessary?

Ransom Poythress
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Description

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 Poythress

About Ransom Poythress

Specifications

  • Author: Ransom Poythress
  • Release Date: March 2022
  • Pages: 224
  • Format: Trade paperback
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130
  • ISBN: 9781527107731
  • Imprint: Christian Focus
  • Category: Bible Study > Theology > General
  • Series: The Big Ten

Endorsements

Often refutations of scientific materialism are done by well–meaning lay persons. Or by scientists with little theological or apologetic training. Ransom Poythress is both an accomplished biologist and a knowledgeable biblical scholar. His commitment is to both the craft of science and the awareness of the reasons people throw up objections to its compatibility with Christian faith. He writes in a sympathetic, non–combative manner which ought to disarm all but the most obdurate sceptic. A must read by anyone concerned with the so–called science–vs–religion controversy.

William Edgar, Professor of Apologetics, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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