Surprised by Meaning: Science, Faith, and How We Make Sense of Things  -     By: Alister E. McGrath
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Surprised by Meaning: Science, Faith, and How We Make Sense of Things

Westminster John Knox Press / 2011 / Paperback

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A winner of the Templeton Prize, McGrath has advanced degrees in science and theology, yet is one of the most respected, accessible Christian writers. He demonstrates that genuine science and religion complement each other, seeing faith as the joyful discovery that we are part of something bigger, more wondrous. 112 pages, softcover. Westminster John Knox.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0664236928
ISBN-13: 9780664236922
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We live in an age when the growth of the Internet has made it easier than ever to gain access to information and accumulate knowledge. But information is not the same as meaning, nor is knowledge identical with wisdom. Many people feel engulfed by a tsunami of facts in which they can find no meaning.

In thirteen short, accessible chapters McGrath, author of the bestselling The Dawkins Delusion, leads the reader through a nontechnical discussion of science and faith. How do we make sense of the world around us? Are belief in science and the Christian faith compatible? Does the structure of the universe point toward the existence of God?

McGrath's goal is to help readers see that science is neither anathema to faith, nor does it supersede faith. Both science and faith help with the overriding human desire to make sense of things. Faith is a complex idea. It is not a blind leap into the dark but a joyful discovery of a bigger picture of wondrous things of which we are all a part.

Author Bio

Alister E. McGrath is Professor of Theology, Ministry, and Education and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion, and Culture at King's College in London. A world-renowned theologian and Christian communicator, he is the author of numerous influential books, including The Dawkins Delusion, Christianity's Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution--A History from the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-First and A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology (WJK).

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"McGrath provides a crisp, readable, and deeply personal witness to Christian faith in the age of science. Easily dismissing the unreasonable and self-contradictory beliefs of the 'new atheists,' McGrath's book offers an inspiring theological vision, one that can make very good sense of contemporary scientific discoveries." John F. Haught, Georgetown University, and author of God and the New Atheism and Making Sense of Evolution

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