Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion

Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion


Consider the complexity of a dwelling mobilephone after 3.8 billion years of evolution. Is it extra remarkable to think transcendent God formed the cellphone at a stroke, or to achieve that it advanced with out Almighty Hand, yet arose by itself within the altering biosphere?

In this daring and clean examine technological know-how and faith, complexity theorist Stuart Kauffman argues that the features of divinity that we revere—creativity, which means, functional action—are houses of the universe that may be investigated methodically. He bargains beautiful facts for this concept in an abundance of fields, from mobile biology to the philosophy of brain, and makes use of it to discover universal flooring among trust structures usually at odds with one another.

A bold and impressive argument for a brand new realizing of normal divinity, Reinventing the Sacred demanding situations readers either scientifically and philosophically.

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