This new collection of essays reveals how very little we know about God and fundamental spiritual principles. In recent years, scientific research has revealed that the universe is staggering in size and intricacy, and some scientists are now suggesting that our definition of God is much too small. Nine distinguished scholars and scientists present their varied views on the dimensions of God.
Edited by philanthropist John Marks Templeton, this fascinating and challenging book continues the exploration of theological and philosophical implications of the momentous and accelerating scientific discoveries of our times.Back to Tabs
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Introduction / 3
John Marks Templeton
Part 1: Perspectives on Science and Technology
An Astrological Perspective / 23
The Two Windows / 47
Freeman J. Dyson
Part 2: Approaches to Scientific and Theological Answers
Approaching God Through Paradox / 69
F. Russell Stannard
How Large is Faith? / 95
Herbert Benson and Marg Stark
No Place for a Small God / 113
Howard J. Van Till
The God Who Infinitely Transcends Infinity / 137
Robert J. Russell
Part 3: Limits to Scientific and Theological Answers
Voices of Theologians and Humanists / 169
Martin E. Marty
Frontiers and Limits of Science / 203
John D. Barrow
How Large is God? How Deep is Reality? / 217
Robert L. Herrmann
About the Contributors / 251
Board of Advisors of the John Templeton Foundation / 255Back to Tabs