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Origins : God, evolution, and the question of the cosmos

Author: Philip A Rolnick
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rather than seeing science and religion as oppositional, in Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos Philip Rolnick demonstrates the remarkable compatibility of contemporary science and traditional Christian theology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip A Rolnick
ISBN: 9781602583689 1602583684
OCLC Number: 908628758
Description: x, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction. A universe of grace and reason --
Part II. Evolution: from challenge to theological advantage. Four challenges of evolution --
Evolution and divine design --
Natural selection and a God of love --
Struggle, pain, and death and the goodness of creation --
Common ancestry and human uniqueness --
Part III. Cosmology and creation. The origin and development of an inhabitable universe --
A universe finely tuned for life --
Logos: the divine source of reason --
Part IV. Creation's gifts and human response. The given and the earned --
The old and the new.
Responsibility: Philip A. Rolnick.


By recognizing the gifts of creation that have been scientifically uncovered, Origins presents a new way to understand this universe of grace and reason.--J. Daniel McDonald, Boyce College "Journal  Read more...
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Philip Rolnick's Origins is a book that deserves attention from any Christian confronted with the relationship between evolution and Christian belief. -- J. Daniel McDonald, Boyce College -- Journal Read more...

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