A Physicist Examines Hope in the Resurrection: Examination by John Wilson,Vaughn Baker PDF

By John Wilson,Vaughn Baker

ISBN-10: 1532605145

ISBN-13: 9781532605147

ISBN-10: 1532605161

ISBN-13: 9781532605161

John Polkinghorne, ordained member of the Royal Society, prior President of Queen's collage Cambridge, Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 2002 Templeton Prize winner, theoretical physicist, and theologian writes in breathless type to spread center Christian doctrine in discussion with technological know-how. His paintings deftly addresses how one might interpret and commend Christian religion within the modern international as he elucidates the major subject matters within the discussion of faith with technological know-how. Polkinghorne's paintings addresses the wish Christians have--present and future--in the faithfulness of a loving God who stands along them this present day and for all eternity. Eschatological desire allows and empowers Christian existence and emerges in God's resurrection of Jesus from the terrible crucifixion.
Polkinghorne ably helps his thesis with a powerful argument for the resurrection equipped at the kenotic acts of God. His thesis sees Christian eschatology because the creation of hope--the middle of religion. In Christian eschatology, as argued by way of Polkinhorne and supported within the paintings of Jurgen Moltmann and Nicholas T. Wright, Christ's presence isn't really a few remote occasion, yet current reality.

"Wilson has given us a extraordinary window within the position of technology, modern tradition, and Christianity. With an evangelistic ear and eye, he has given the Church and the Academy a beneficial source in navigating the terrain that a few have thought of impassable."
--Michael J. Gehring, Senior Pastor, huge highway United Methodist Church, Statesville, NC; Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Theology, Hood Theological Seminary

"Science and theology have too frequently been at odds in modernity. John Wilson seeks to right that clash, and during this worthy textual content, places prior to us a compelling source of ways John Polkinghorne's paintings presents assets to appreciate the church's project in gentle of physics and glossy technological know-how. . . . To individuals who are looking to cross deeper into the character of physics and the lifetime of theology, Wilson's publication will provide an outstanding first step."
--Andrew Kinsey, Pastor, Grace United Methodist Church, Franklin, IN

John Wilson joined the Sam Houston kingdom collage physics school in 2009. Wilson, a retired deacon within the Texas Annual convention of the United Methodist Church, as well as his paintings in physics, devotes massive time to theology with specific curiosity within the discussion of faith with science--supported along with his having got a PhD in physics and a DTh in theology. In theology, he has generally tested the paintings of John C. Polkinghorne.

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