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Science and Belief The Big Issues Russell Stannard

ISBN:
9780745958804
Published:
18 May 2012
Format:
Electronic book text
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This book presents the arguments behind the key issues of science and belief in a simple and impartial way to enable readers to make their own informed decisions on what they believe. Eminent scientist Russell Stannard presents nine chapters – creation, evolution, intelligent design, extra-terrestrial intelligence, psychology, morality, miracles, the anthropic principle and the relationship between science and belief – each of which opens with quotations from ordinary people expressing typical views on all sides of the argument, followed by Stannard delving deeper into the issues, presenting the case for all sides and asking questions to enable the reader to make their own mind up.
Professor Russell Stannard OBE. Former Head of Physics and Astronomy at the Open University, he was a high energy physicist working at the CERN Laboratory in Geneva. A licensed lay minister in the Church of England, broadcaster on BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day, and award-winning author. Best known in children’s publishing for the Uncle Albert trilogy (Faber, now published in 20 languages). He writes for both adults and young people about science, religion, and how the two can be related to each other.

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