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The Seven Pillars of Creation The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder (Hardcover)

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0199730792
ISBN-13: 9780199730797
Sku: 212586020
Publish Date: 2/26/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1.5T
Pages:  334
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*Author: Brown, William P. *Subtitle: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder *Publication Date: 2010/02/26 *Number of Pages: 334 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.50 *Width: 6.25 *Height: 9.50
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In the ongoing clash between scientists and fundamentalists, many people of faith feel that they are forced to choose between evolution and the Bible's story of creation. But as William Brown asks in this stimulating volume, which biblical creation story are we talking about? Indeed, Brown identifies seven different biblical perspectives on creation, and shows how a close reading of the biblical texts brings them to light. As he does so, Brown highlights both the connections and the conflicts between the ancient creation traditions and the natural sciences, arguing for a new way of reading the Bible in the light of current scientific knowledge and with a sensitivity to the needs of the environment. Brown argues that, ideally, both scientific inquiry and theological reflection are driven by a sense of wonder that, in his words, "unites the scientist and the psalmist." Brown's own wonder at the beauty and complexity of the created world is evident throughout this intelligent, well-written, and inspirational book.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
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Product attributePublisher:   Oxford University Press, USA
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