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Living With Hope: A Scientist Looks at Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany [Paperback]

By John C. Polkinghorne (Author)
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Advent is a time for deepening encounter with reality, including the ultimate reality made manifest in human form at Christmas and Epiphany. This thought-provoking book illuminates biblical thinking with striking new insights from the author's twin disciplines of theology and science at the cutting edge of physics. Though daily readings for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany Polkinghorne explores such themes as the end of the world, individual destiny, unseen realities, heaven, hell, and suffering; this is not a book that hides behind platitudes or easy solutions, yet the author offers profound insight into his deep reflections on the nature, meaning, and purpose of creation. Suitable for individual study, as a guide to prayer during Advent and beyond, or as the basis of small group discussion, Living With Hope offers a unique and inspiring pathway into the coming of Christ in history, in our lives, and in what we shall be.

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In these refreshingly unconventional meditations, scientist John Polkinghorne connects the perspectives of science and religion in honest and thoughtful reflections for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. Giving new meaning to the penitence of Advent and the hope of the Christian faith, he considers God's ultimate purposes along with scientific knowledge of the fate of the universe. Complete with Scriptural references and prayers, "Living With Hope" encourages Christians to think about the beginning and end of the world and to come to discover what it means to truly affirm God's purpose in creation.

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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Pages   112
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.66" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.36"
Weight:   0.34 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 30, 2003
Publisher   Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN  066422749X  
ISBN13  9780664227494  


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John C. Polkinghorne is an Anglican priest, a fellow of the Royal Academy past president of Queens College, Cambridge University, and former professor of mathematical physics at Cambridge. Polkinghorne resigned his chair in physics to study for the Anglican priesthood. After completing his theological studies and serving at parishes, he returned to Cambridge. In 1997, Dr. Polkinghorne was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for distinguished service to science, religion, learning, and medical
ethics. He was the recipient of the 2002 Templeton Prize. He lives in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Thomas Jay Oord is professor of theology and philosophy at Northwest Thomas Jay Oord, PhD, is an ordained minister and professor of theology and philosophy at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. In addition to books published by Templeton Press, Dr. Oord has written and edited a dozen books, including Defining Love: A Philosophical, Scientific, and Theological Engagement (Brazos Press) and The Nature of Love: A Theology (Chalice Press). He and his wife, Cheryl, have three daughters.

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