God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith

God in the Lab How Science Enhances Faith Six scientists in different disciplines explore how their work has enhanced their faith Science can be unglamorous and tough but it gives the opportunity to use creativity and imagination to appreci

  • Title: God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith
  • Author: Ruth M. Bancewicz
  • ISBN: 9780857215680
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Paperback
  • Six scientists in different disciplines explore how their work has enhanced their faith Science can be unglamorous and tough, but it gives the opportunity to use creativity and imagination, to appreciate the beauty of the natural world, and to experience the joy of finding out new things thinking God s thoughts after Him.Through the eyes of the author and six other experSix scientists in different disciplines explore how their work has enhanced their faith Science can be unglamorous and tough, but it gives the opportunity to use creativity and imagination, to appreciate the beauty of the natural world, and to experience the joy of finding out new things thinking God s thoughts after Him.Through the eyes of the author and six other experienced scientists, God in the Lab shows how science can build faith in God.

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    1. This is an enjoyable, well-researched and much-needed book.Drawing on her own experience as well as interviews with working scientists, Dr Bancewicz describes how research is done and then draws out how experiences of awe, wonder and beauty can both arise from scientific investigation and also inspire it. Since she herself, and her interviewees, are practicising Christians, this demonstrates how science can not only be integrated with a Christian faith, but can enhance, shape, and deepen it. Her [...]

    2. In this book, Dr. Bancewicz discussed how certain processes in the personal aspects of science parallels certain aspects of faith (creativity, imagination, beauty, wonder, awe), and how, in those processes, science can enhance faith. We shall not fall into the trap of essentialism; that in the cases cited in this book science enhances faith does not mean that science inherently enhances faith. There have been cases when science and faith are in conflict, cases when they're in harmony, and cases [...]

    3. A few years back, I was fortunate enough to see and hear Ruth talk to a group of secondary school students at a Christian youth event. I was very impressed with her ability to firmly, graciously and humorously negotiate through the issues of faith and science. This book is very much like listening to her talk. I thought the introduction was really good, and I found myself thinking about all of the people I could or should recommend the book to. Unfortunately, the subsequent chapters, although st [...]

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