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Science, chance, and providence

the Riddell memorial lectures, forty-sixth series delivered at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne on 15, 16, and 17 March 1977

by Donald MacCrimmon MacKay

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science,
  • Chance,
  • Providence and government of God

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Donald M. MacKay.
    SeriesRiddell memorial lectures ;, 46th ser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL241 .M19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4559356M
    ISBN 100197139159
    LC Control Number77030638

    Transcendence and Providence: Reflections of a Physicist and Priest Volume 6 of Scottish Classical Studies Issue 6 of Theology and science at the frontiers of knowledge: Author: William Grosvenor Pollard: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Scottish Academic Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN Book Review: "Science and Providence, God's Interaction with the World" by John Polkinghorne. Christian Spirituality and Science Lynden J Rogers, Avondale College; Download Citation Information. Rogers, L. J. (). [Review of the book Science and providence, God's

    In the former case, see, e.g., Jacques Monod, Chance and Necessity (New York: Vintage Books, ) and Quentin Smith in William Lane Craig and Quentin Smith, Atheism, Theism, and Big Bang Cosmology (New York: Oxford University Press, ); for an example of the latter, see R. C. Sproul, Not a Chance: The Myth of Chance in Modern Science (Grand   7. Is Classical Science in Conflict with Belief in Miracles? Some Bridge-Building between Philosophical and Theological Positions / Erkki Vesa Rope Kojonen. 8. Necessity, Chance, and Indeterminism / Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen. 9. Contingency and Freedom in Brains and Selves /

    This book is about the applications of probability and statistics to science and life, where “application” is understood in this special sense: the mathematical tool shaped, but was also shaped by, its objects. The mathematical development of probability and statistics has been admirably treated in the work of such scholars as Isaac Recent thinking in the interfaith dialogue and in the theology-science dialogue have taken a “pneumatological turn.” The Cosmic Breath explores this pneumatological theology as unfolded in the Christian-Buddhist dialogue alongside critical interaction with the theology-and-science conversation. As an attempt in comparative and constructive Christian philosophical theology, its central


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