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We shouldn't be obsessed with finding a theory of everything, says Lisa Randall, one of the world's most prominent theoretical physicists

 

Does it matter that people who have had near-heaven experiences are confused theologically, so long as good news is preached?

Mark Galli writes in Christianity Today, "This to me is the great redeeming characteristic of near-heaven experiences. Despite their varied accounts and sometimes confused theology, there are moments when it is apparent that many of these people have had a remarkable encounter with the living God revealed in Jesus Christ."

George F. R. Ellis, Denis Noble and Timothy O'Connor discuss top-down causation.

This issue of the journal is focused on ‘top-down (downward) causation'. The words in this title, however, already raise or beg many questions. Causation can be of many kinds. They form our ways of ordering our scientific understanding of the world, all the way from the reductive concept of cause as elementary objects exerting forces on each other, through to the more holistic concept of attractors towards which whole systems move, and to adaptive selection taking place in the context of an ecosystem.

A collection of galaxies that is a whopping four billion light years long is the biggest cosmic structure ever seen. The group is roughly one-twentieth the diameter of the observable universe – big enough to challenge a principle dating back to Einstein, that, on large scales, the universe looks the same in every direction.

798270 Quantum uncertainty and the action of God
John Pilbrow, January 2013

 

Cosmology, Apologetics and the Will To Believe
Presented by James Garth at the ISCAST Vic Intensive 2010

 

 Prof David Cohen:  ISCAST (NSW) / CASE Meeting 
Date: 18 October, 2010
Venue: New College, University of NSW

 

Review of "The Faraday Papers" (various authors)
Ian Hore-Lacy, August 2010.


                                                                         

Dr Larissa Aldridge:  ISCAST (NSW) Meeting 
Date: 5 July, 2010
Venue: School of Physics Library, University of NSW

 

Planetary Defence: Are We Ready? 
James Garth, October 2008
 

 

Are God's Actions Hidden in Chaos?
Bruce Craven, June 2006.

 

Death of Science?
Bruce Craven, November 2003 

                                                                                               

What is Real? Seeking realities in understanding faith: Astronomy, astrology and the Kingdom of Heaven
Merrill Kitchen, August 2008.

            

Phenomenal Cosmic Power, Itty-bitty Living Space? Reflections on the Incarnation in an Einsteinian Universe
Andrew Sloane, October 2005

The Impact of Einstein's Relativity on Christian Thought
John R Pilbrow, July 2005

 

Christian Views of Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (1600-2000): An Alien Concept?
Jennifer Laing, August 2002

                                                      

Cosmology, the Origin of Hierarchy: An Essay Review on the Thought of Max Wildiers
Lawrie Lyons, October 2001

                                                                                                         

Creator or the Multiverse?
Prof. John Lennox
 

 

God's Mechanics
Brother Guy Consolmagno
 

 

Does the Universe have a Purpose?

A Templeton Conversation

 

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"I am personally persuaded that a super intelligent Creator exists beyond and within the cosmos, and that the rich context of congeniality shown by our universe, permitting and encouraging the existence of self-conscious life, is part of the Creator’s design and purpose."

PROFESSOR OWEN GINGERICH (PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF ASTRONOMY AND HISTORY OF SCIENCE)

 


 

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