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It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy and Religion

Andrew Briggs, Hans Halvorson, and Andrew Steane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808282
eISBN:
9780191866944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808282.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Two scientists and a philosopher aim to show how science both enriches and is enriched by Christian faith. The text is written around four themes: 1. God is a being to be known, not a hypothesis to ... More


Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

David Wilkinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680207
eISBN:
9780191760167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680207.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

If the discovery of life elsewhere in the Universe is just around the corner, what would be the consequences for religion? Would it represent another major conflict between science and religion, even ... More


Half Way

Andrew Steane

in Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198716044
eISBN:
9780191784286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716044.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter takes stock by considering some general themes in the area of science and religion. First, forms of atheism are presented, making the point that there is a smooth spectrum from extreme ... More


The End of Creation

Tom McLeish

in The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797999
eISBN:
9780191839306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797999.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The book finishes with an examination of the human purpose of creativity and creation. The evidence and narrative gathered so far is summarized in a ‘creation narrative’—a basic story of the ... More


The Beautiful System

Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs

in The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747956
eISBN:
9780191810909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747956.003.0032
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter focusses on Sir Isaac Newton’s views about science and theology. His writings demonstrate that he saw his physical studies as having the same motivation as his theological ones. The ... More


Mathematical Theologies

Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs

in The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747956
eISBN:
9780191810909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747956.003.0033
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Following the death of Queen Anne in August 1714, her nearest protestant relative George Ludwig, the Prince Elector of Hanover, travelled to England and was crowned in Westminster Abbey that October. ... More


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