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The Singing Silence: What the Design of the Universe Tells Us about God

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The intersection of mathematics and theology. Implications of a single common mathematical design principle throughout the universe.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published November 2007 by Phares
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This is a most interesting book. I enjoyed reading it, more than once in fact. However, I would not recommend it to everyone. The author is to be commended on her research and literary style.

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L.D. Taylor
Apr 01, 2013 L.D. Taylor rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: math geeks, Christians, golden ratio enthusiasts
While I hang out with math geeks all the time, I'm not actually one of those people who really "gets it." Nevertheless I had very little difficulty following Anne Hamilton's explanations of how mathematics rears its head constantly in nature, indicating both intelligent and loving design.

The Singing Silence also explains how those in the ancient world (and into the Middle Ages) perceived God's math messages... and how they emulated them.

My favourite section of the book was when Hamilton explai...more
Anne Hamilton
Aug 20, 2014 Anne Hamilton rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I cried when this book arrived from the printer. No one else has ever noticed the design mistake on every left-hand page but I did. I wept.

Each one of the full-colour borders was originally designed to conform to the central theme of the book: the mathematical signature across every aspect of creation - the golden ratio. Except, for this, my first self-published book, I didn't know enough about the publishing process to make the whole premise work. It was a steep learning curve!

Ok, so design pri...more
Ruth Bonetti
A beautifully produced little book, full of deep insights and connections. It helps to have a good grasp of mathematics but is not essential.
Dale Harcombe
A long time ago since I read it, but I found it fascinating. Will have to check back and see if I can find the review and put it up.
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