Based on interviews with eleven Nobel Prize winners and many other prominent physicists, biologists, anthropologists, and psychologists, as well as leading theologians and spiritual leaders, Why Science Does Not Disprove God is a “well-informed and readable” (Wall Street Journal) analysis of the religious implications of our ever-increasing understanding of life and the universe. The renowned science writer Amir Aczel (“One of our best science popularizers”—Publishers Weekly) masterfully refutes the overreaching claims of the “New Atheists,” providing millions of educated believers with a clear, engaging explanation of what science really says, how there’s still much space for the Divine in the universe, and why faith in both God and empirical science are not mutually exclusive.
I could hear His Majesty cackling over the paper even before I emerged from the kitchen with his breakfast pancakes and porridge.
An interesting read, by Andrew Murray, written in the 1800’s. A Life of Obedience. The Kindle edition is free for today only.
Kindle books don’t require an actual Kindle device. Free Kindle reading apps are available for smart phones, tablets, and computers.
I haven’t read the whole thing yet, but wanted to make a shout-out due to the temporary nature of the free e-book.
The books starts by quoting both Old Testament and New Testament passages that illustrate that the need for obedience surmounts the need for faith.
As I mentioned to Bruce Charlton in the comments section of a previous post, once you get His Majesty monologuing, you can’t get him to shut up.
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Apparently the little girl is too old for “fairy tales” about God … but not too old to be writing Santa to complain about it.
There’s a metaphor there. And not one, I think, that the American Atheists intended.
Theological refinement is the kind of progress that results in organizational bankruptcy
Doctrine often seems to become accommodated and secularized whenever it is delivered into the control of intellectuals
— Thus Finke and Stark, via Ivan W. at Millenial Star
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