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.cs95E872D0{text-align:left;text-indent:0pt;margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 0pt} .cs5EFED22F{color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman; font-size:12pt; font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; } .csA62DFD6A{color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman; font-size:12pt; font-weight:normal; font-style:italic; } a number of the brightest medical minds of our time, from Albert Einstein to Stephen Hawking, have made very good insights into the earliest origins of the universe, yet have didn't finally detect why there's something instead of nothing—why we exist. In A Case for the lifestyles of God, Dean L. Overman examines the most recent theories concerning the origins of the universe and explains why even the main refined technology can merely take us to this point. finally we needs to make a bounce of religion to appreciate the realm, and Overman argues bounce into theism presents the main pleasant conclusions.Overman explores basic questions about why our international exists and the way it features, utilizing ideas of good judgment, physics, and theology. In a time while faith and technology are usually portrayed as diametrically adverse, A Case for the life of God offers a fresh view of the interaction among technological know-how and faith and makes a compelling case for the life of God and his position in our global.

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28 British philosopher Bertrand Russell held to the position that the universe simply exists as a brute fact. He refused to address Leibniz’s question why there is something (a cosmos) rather than nothing. But what would be his reason for holding his position, given the scientific understanding we now have concerning the universe? Unless he could distinguish the universe from other contingent things, he would have to explain why hotels, airplanes, and chemicals cannot come into existence without a cause, but the 24 CHAPTER 2 universe can just pop into existence out of nothing.

One seeking understanding should hold to Adler’s criteria on the unity of truth and should include all the avenues available for the knowledge of reality without ignoring the cognition that comes from personal religious acquaintance. Even the highly empirical Bertrand Russell noted that one kind of knowledge (abstract, descriptive knowledge) may come from hearing or reading about Julius Caesar, but another more basic knowledge (knowledge of acquaintance) comes from meeting Julius Caesar. I want to be clear that I am not arguing against an openness to the disclosure of God implied in the scientific evidence and in the fact that there is something rather than nothing.

Recently, my classmate, Richard Smalley, who received the 1996 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, died after a six-year struggle with cancer. He was the leading academic in the area of nanotechnology. At the time of his death, his worldview was dramatically different from the worldviews expressed by Sagan and Weinberg. After receiving the Nobel Prize, he began to reflect on matters of faith and eventually made a leap of faith toward Christian theism. He wrote commenting on his worldview: Recently I have gone back to church regularly with a new focus to understand as best I can what it is that makes Christianity so vital and powerful 10 CHAPTER 2 in the lives of billions of people today, even though almost 2000 years have passed since the death and resurrection of Christ.

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