Science and religion are both vital to our understanding of the universe, and there is no contradiction between up-to-date science and Christianity. John Polkinghorne, renowned scientist-turned-theologian, demonstrates this clearly in a new book with collaborator Nicholas Beale. Questions of Truth outlines fifty-one important questions on science and religion and their responses by both Polkinghorne and Beale. The book has a foreword by Tony Hewish and an endorsement from William D Phillips - both Nobel Prizewinners - as well as endorsements from renowned evolutionary scientists Prof Martin Nowak and Dr Francis Collins. The science is solid, the responses intruiging. Questions posed in the book include:
- Can God’s existence be proved? For an outline of the author’s views on this do click here
- Is God a Delusion? Do click here for an outline of the authors’ positions on this point.
- What about Evil - natural and human?
- How did the universe begin?
- Is evolution fact or theory?
- Why is there cancer?
- Does religion inspire evil acts?
- Do we have souls?
Readers can follow their own paths through the book, selecting questions that interest them and looking at the additional material if they choose.