God, Faith and the New Millennium

Christian Belief in an Age of Science

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About The Book

Does being a Christian in the modern scientific age require intellectual suicide? What future for Christianity in the Third Millennium?

In God, Faith and the New Millennium Keith Ward has produced a powerful and upbeat study of Christian belief that tackles questions such as these head on. In what he describes as a summary of his life’s work on Christianity, religion and science, Ward’s new and positive interpretation presents a Christian faith in harmony with the scientific worldview while remaining true to its traditions.

 

This is a cutting-edge study that will provoke and inspire every Christian and anyone interested in the debate on the role of faith in the modern world. Through his examination of key issues such as Creation, evolution and the divine purpose, Ward demonstrates that there is a ‘natural fit’ between the scientific worldview and mainstream Christian beliefs – Christian faith gives insight into the meaning and purpose of the universe, the physical structure of which modern science has marvellously discovered.

About The Author

Keith Ward is a Fellow of the British Academy, and Professorial Research Fellow at Heythrop College, London. He was formerly Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford, and is one of Britain's foremost writers on comparative theology and Christian issues.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications (April 1, 1998)
  • Length: 228 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781851681556

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Raves and Reviews

"interesting and engaging, a helpful discussion of the issues from an academically responsible postiion"

– Anglican Theological Review

"an important contribution to the ongoing debate about possible relationships between science and Christianity"

– Foundations

"Ward's tone is full of hope. He is imaginative and sensitive."

– Islamic Studies Journal

"the writing is so lucid and compelling that it can be strongly recommended."

– Church Times

"will find much food for thought"

– Epworth Review

"Ward has an amazing capacity to explain in an accessible way."

– Theological Book Review

"a charming and rational essay presenting a positive case for theistic metaphysics and Christian belief."

– Science & Christian Belief

"Ward has an amazing capacity to explain in an accessible way. This is a good model of a clear argument."

– Theological Book Review

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