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The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion

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The Measure of God, now in paperback, is a lively historical narrativeoffering the reader a sense for what has taken place in the God and science debate over the past century.

Modern science came of age at the cusp of the twentieth century. It was a period marked by discovery of radio waves and x rays, use of the first skyscraper, automobile, cinema, and vaccine, and rise o
Published August 23rd 2005 by HarperOne
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An interesting book that covers the question of god from various western scientific points of view. How do you prove that god exists? Where does the idea of god even come from? Historians, Psychologists, Sociologists,Physicists, Priests, etc. the top minds of the past 100 years set out to answer these questions in Scotland. The only negative I have is this book mainly covers western thought, and only sprinkles eastern philosophy here and there. That has more to do with the speakers the book cove ...more
I wanted to pick up a good book by a religious author about science and religion. This isn't it. A summary is best put by William James’s view of the world. This book is a great booming, buzzing confusion. It seemed to just ramble on and on.
Eric Black
If you like the history of the Gifford Lectures in the great universities of Scotland, this is your book.
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