view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. by. Francis S. Collins (Author). Likewise, Collins goes beyond the evidence when he speculates that "God's intention in creating the universe" may have been "to lead to creatures with whom He might have fellowship, namely human beings. Many readers will doubt that all 10 or 15 billion years of cosmic history merely prepared the way for us, a pack of inquisitive primates pondering the starry expanses from our speck of planetary dust.
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Addressing in turn fellow scientists and fellow believers, Collins insists that "science is not threatened by God; it is. .Excellent book, it opens the debate and leads us to the solution of the dilemma.
Addressing in turn fellow scientists and fellow believers, Collins insists that "science is not threatened by God; it is enhanced" and "God is most certainly not threatened by science; He made it all possible.
Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, is one of the world's leading scientists. He works at the cutting edge of the study of DNA, the code of life. Yet he is also a man of unshakable faith in God and scripture
Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project, is one of the world's leading scientists. Yet he is also a man of unshakable faith in God and scripture. Dr. Collins believes that faith in God and faith in science can coexist within a person and be harmonious. He has heard every argument against faith from scientists, and he can refute them.
OF GOD. A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief. Free Press N e w Y o r k London Toronto Sydney. This book aims to dispel that notion, by arguing that belief in God can be an entirely rational choice, and that the principles of faith are, in fact, complementary with the prin-ciples of science. This potential synthesis of the scientific and spiritual world-views is assumed by many in modern times to be an impossibil-ity, rather like trying to force the two poles of a magnet together into the same spot.
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Lewis’s Mere Christianity. It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects the rational, while science restricts us to a life with no meaning beyond the physical. ISBN13:9781416542742.
Collins is an American, noted for his discoveries of disease genes, and his leadership of the Human Genome Project (HGP). He currently serves as the director of the US National Institutes of Health. In the book, Collins describes briefly the process by which he became a Christian.
He has heard every argument against faith from scientists, and he can refute them.
Dr. Collins considers and rejects several positions along the spectrum from atheism to young-earth creationism - including agnosticism and Intelligent Design. Instead, he proposes a new synthesis, a new way to think about an active, caring God who created humankind through evolutionary processes. He has also heard the needless rejection of scientific truths by some people of faith, and he can counter that, too.