God and Science
Divine Causation and the Laws of Nature
By Richard L. Thompson

Excerpts

Click on a chapter name from the table of contents below to see excerpts from that chapter:

Foreword    v
Introduction
   vii

Religion and the Laws of Nature
1 / God and the Laws of Physics    2
2 / On God and Science    26
3 / Does God Go Against the Laws of Nature    31
4 / Rational “Mythology”    37
5 / The Miracle of the Milk    59
6 / Challenges Facing Science and Religion    67

Physics
7 / High Technology and the Ground of Being    92
8 / Paradoxes of Time and Space    104

Consciousness
9 / Life: Real and Artificial    112
10 / The Little Man in the Brain    117
11 / Imitators of Life    123
12 / On Mystic Perfections and Long Distance Hypnosis    128
13 / Consciousness and the “New Physics”    135

Evolution
14 / Primordial Alphabet Soup    142
15 / Was There an Eve?    148
16 / The Seeds of Reason    155

Cosmology and Ancient Culture
17 / Cross-Cultural Traces of Vedic Civilization    162
18 / Astronomy and the Antiquity of Vedic Civilization    168
19 / The Universe of the Vedas    174
20 / Advanced Astronomy in the Srimad-Bhagavatam    190
21 / Exact Science in the Srimad-Bhagavatam    206