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The language of God : a scientist presents evidence for belief

Author: Francis S Collins
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2007, ©2006.
Dissertation: A gift from the Howard University School of Divinity "Science for Seminaries Project."
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : English : 1st Free Press trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A head of the Human Genome Project and former atheist presents a scientific argument for the existence of God, revealing how science can support faith by citing the areas of nature that can and cannot be fully explained by Darwinian evolution. One of the world's most famous scientists--the head of the Human Genome Project and a former atheist--interweaves science, logic, and intuition to present a most powerful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Academic theses
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis S Collins
ISBN: 1416542744 9781416542742 9780743286398 0743286391
OCLC Number: 1078802465
Notes: "Featuring a discussion group guide"--Cover.
Description: x, 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1: The chasm between science and faith. From atheism to belief ; The war of the worldviews --
Part 2: The great questions of human existence. The origins of the universe ; Life on Earth : of microbes and man ; Deciphering God's instruction book : the lessons of the human genome --
Part 3: Faith in science, faith in God. Genesis, Galileo, and Darwin ; Option 1 : Atheism and agnosticism (when science trumps faith) ; Option 2 : Creationism (when faith trumps science) ; Option 3 : Intelligent design (when science needs divine help) ; Option 4 : BioLogos (science and faith in harmony) ; Truth seekers --
Appendix: The moral practice of science and medicine : bioethics.
Responsibility: Francis S. Collins.

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A head of the Human Genome Project and former atheist presents a scientific argument for the existence of God, revealing how science can support faith by citing the areas of nature that can and cannot be fully explained by Darwinian evolution. One of the world's most famous scientists--the head of the Human Genome Project and a former atheist--interweaves science, logic, and intuition to present a most powerful argument for the existence of God.
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