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A God that could be real spirituality, science, and the future of our planet by Nancy Ellen Abrams

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Written in English

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  • Religion and science,
  • God

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Explores a radically new way of thinking about God. She dismantles several common assumptions about God and shows why an omniscient, omnipotent God that created the universe and plans what happens is incompatible with science -- but that this doesn"t preclude a God that can comfort and empower us.--Provided by publisher

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StatementNancy Ellen Abrams
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL240.3 .A27 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 165 pages
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27184492M
ISBN 100807073393
ISBN 109780807073391
LC Control Number2014036506
OCLC/WorldCa881655261

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  A God that could be real, Abrams shows us, is what humanity needs to inspire us to collectively cooperate to protect our warming planet and create a long-term civilization. “A fine addition to the growing library of alternative approaches to literalism in belief, this book is suitable for academic libraries, liberal churches, and individual.   'A God That Could Be Real' In The Scientific Universe: Cosmos And Culture If we take seriously our scientific knowledge, we can redefine God in a .   A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our Planet, Nancy Abrams, Ma , Beacon Press, pages, ISBN This is one of the most intriguing books I have read in some time. In A God That Could Be Real, Abrams explores a radically new way of thinking about God. She dismantles several common assumptions about God and shows why an omniscient, omnipotent God that created the universe and plans what happens is incompatible with science—but that this doesn't preclude a God that can comfort and empower us.

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