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God and the Cosmos: Divine Activity in Space, Time and History

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Theologian Harry Lee Poe and chemist Jimmy H. Davis argue that God's interaction with our world is a possibility affirmed equally by the Bible and the contemporary scientific record. In Part One, the authors conduct a comparative study of the Christian model with other religious and philosophical depictions to show that the biblical God interacts with the physical universe ...more
Paperback, 303 pages
Published March 16th 2012 by IVP Academic (first published February 16th 2012)
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Paul Bruggink
Nov 02, 2012 Paul Bruggink rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book is organized around two questions: (1) What kind of God interacts with the world?, and (2) What kind of world allows God to interact? Quoting the authors, "It is not the purpose of this book to prove that God exists. In fact, one of the presuppositions of this book is that God exists. The book merely suggests avenues God has available for interacting with the physical world . . . without violating its physical laws."

Part 1 includes concise descriptions of the various Hindu and Buddhist
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Jerome
May 29, 2013 Jerome rated it really liked it
This book provides a remarkable overview of modern science, and explains how God works throughout the universe, given what we know today. However, while I found this book to be interesting, I fail to see much of an audience for it. Its scientific depth is admirable, and much greater than I suspected going into it, but that may very well turn away casual readers. More scientific-minded individuals will find the book's contents largely review while adding only passing commentary about how God work ...more
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Jan 05, 2013 Joel Wentz rated it really liked it
The scope of this book is surprising. If you are interested in the history of philosophy, science, and theology you can't go wrong here.
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