101 Great Big Questions about God and Science


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ISBN: 9780745979892

Publication date: March 18, 2022

Format: Ebook

Extent: 128 pages


Have you ever wondered how the universe began, what the point of life might be, or whether God likes science? Then this is the book for you! 101 Great Big Questions asked by children with fascinating responses from leading experts in the areas of science, theology, philosophy and beyond! Explore questions about the universe from the Big Bang and beginnings to what might happen in the future.

Discover what the experts think about:

  • could humans ever become mermaids?
  • do other animals have religions?
  • why the Bible doesn’t mention dinosaurs?
  • could Jesus get out of a black hole?
  • can science prove the existence of God?
  • and does God like aliens?

Read personal stories from world class scientists and theologians about their experiences of exploring their own big questions about God, life, and the amazing universe we live in. Contributors include Dr Jennifer Wiseman, The Revd Prof. David Wilkinson, The Revd Dr Joanna Collicutt, Dr Katharine Hayhoe, Prof. Tom Shakespeare, Prof. Simon Conway Morris, Prof. Rosalind Picard, The Rt. Revd Prof., Dr N T Wright, and Dr Francis S. Collins.

Perfect for budding scientists, theologians, and all those curious about the really big questions of life. This exciting question and answer-based book for 7+ year olds to explore key questions asked by children about science-faith interactions. The ‘handbook’ style is intended to encourage readers to dip in and out of the different chapters rather than reading through. Answers contributed by world-class knowledgeable scientists and theologians are presented in a clear, engaging and open-ended style. Additional material provides information about the Faraday Institute and the website www.faradaykids.com.

Meet the author: Lizzie Henderson

Lizzie Henderson is co-author of the engaging God Made series and editor of 101 Great Big Questions about God and ScienceShe grew up loving God and is fascinated by the processes she believes God uses to bring about creation’s amazing diversity. Having studied science at Cambridge University, she is now the Youth and Schools Programme Co-Director for The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, where she encourages thousands of young people find wonder in exploring their big questions. Lizzie loves to help young people think about how all our different kinds of questions can work together to help us to learn about God, the universe and everything! 

Meet the author: Steph Bryant

Steph Bryant is co-author of the engaging God Made series, and editor of 101 Great Big Questions about God and Science. She is the Youth and Schools Programme Co-Director for The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, where she enjoys creating opportunities for young people to voice their questions and engage with ideas about how science and faith can each help us to explore our world. While studying at Cambridge University, Steph became a wholehearted Christian and began to realise the wonder she felt in studying science was really an invitation to worship God. After working in conservation science, Steph is passionate about helping young people explore the wonder of God’s creation and our responsibility to care for it well. 

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