Physics and the Mind of God
- Top prize for science writer. // Nature;3/23/1995, Vol. 374 Issue 6520, p320
Reports that writer and cosmologist Paul Davies won the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion (TPPR), the largest annual monetary award in the world. Positions in the British and Australian academy; Davies' international reputation as a popularizer of science; Previous winners of the TPPR.
- Physicist wins Templeton Prize. // Christian Century;4/12/95, Vol. 112 Issue 12, p386
Reports that British-born scientist Paul Davies was awarded the $1 million Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion in 1995. Views on religion and science; Judges of the prize.
- Let there be light: The scientific bleep on the afterlife. Beichler, James E. // Journal of Spirituality & Paranormal Studies;Jul2007 Proceedings Supplement, Vol. 30, p171
At present, science cannot accept and therefore rejects the notion of an afterlife because it does not have the conceptual tools or vocabulary to accept the survival of consciousness The possibility of an afterlife was relegated by science to religion during the Scientific Revolution, so the...
- God in a Godless Time. Kolakowski, Lezek // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul2003, Issue 134, p14
Examines the different abstract formulation of God. Association of God to a person's mystical experience; Contradiction between science and God; Influence of civilization on Biblical cosmology.
- The Universe Revalued. Harding, D. E. // Saturday Evening Post;3/4/1961, Vol. 234 Issue 9, p22
Focuses on the reconciliation of science and religion in the creation of the universe. Impression of priests, astronomers and educated nonscientists regarding the universe; Significant discoveries of modern science about the universe and man's place in it; Nature of universe and the physical...
- The Puzzle of Existence. Mann, Robert B. // Perspectives on Science & Christian Faith;Sep2009, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p139
Grappling with the problem of existence is one of the central tasks of theology, one that is both challenged and illuminated by scientific inquiry. The traditional form of the problem has been that of understanding why anything exists at all. While science and theology are harmoniously...
- On God. O'Rourke, P. J. // Science & Spirit;Jan2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p66
The article focuses on the need of scientists to keep their religious faith. According to the author, science and religion asserts that the universe operates according to rules which can be discerned. He also explained that faith depends upon the belief in things which cannot be proved wherein...
- The Cosmos as Memento Mori: The Ultimate Significance of Modern Science. Christensen, Bryce // Modern Age;Summer2005, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p220
Discusses the significance of modern science. Irrelevance of religion and theology according to those well-versed in the sciences; Epistemological importance of science in an age of skeptical relativism according to philosopher Robert Fogelin; Differences between the views of theoretical...
- Cosmologist Ellis Named Templeton Prize Laureate. Kaufman, Marc // Science & Spirit;May/Jun2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p17
Reports that physicist George F.R. Ellis was awarded the 2004 Templeton Prize in New York. Contributions to the dialogue between science and religion; Career history; Personal background.