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  • ISBN: 9781684511730
  • ISBN: 1684511739
  • Physical Description: xvi, 412 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Salem Books, an imprint of Regnery Publishing, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-412).
Formatted Contents Note:
Does science point to God?. Introduction : the grand counter-narrative ; In the beginning was the Big Bang ; Where science cannot go : the Big Bang and other singularities ; The fine-tuned planet ; The fine-tuned universe ; More planetary fine-tuning : water and sunlight ; How did life originate? or "You can't get here from there" ; Life is far more complex than we thought ; More on origins of life : now what? -- "The stones will cry out". The evidence of archaeology ; The black obelisk that became a golden spike ; More Biblical archaeology : three misbehaving boys who changed history ; More archaeology : the New Testament manuscripts ; More New Testament archaeology ; Jerusalem in Jesus's day ; Two amazing New Testament discoveries ; The Nazareth home of Jesus ; Ur of the Chaldees discovered : the surprising resilience of the ancient past ; The discovery of Biblical Sodom -- What is truth?. The four horsemen ; Is atheism evil? ; Atheists who found God : Sartre, Flew, and Camus ; Problems with atheism : faith and science are BFFs ; The boundaries of science : more than meets the eye ; The impossible bleakness of materialism ; The founding myth of atheism : Galileo, Copernicus, and the Church ; Christianity begat science ; Further problems with atheism ; Atheism unhinged ; Great scientists who were devout Christians ; Conclusions : The meaning of meaning.
Summary, etc.:
"In a literary showdown with the Four Horsemen of the New Atheism--Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and Sam Harris--Metaxas neatly skewers them with their own swords. Along the way he presents breathtaking evidence from the fields of archaeology, nanoscience, and quantum physics that overwhelmingly confirms the accounts of creation in the ancient Hebrew scriptures. He also spotlights the stories of some of the best scientists of the last century--and former leading atheists--whose scholarship and intellectual honesty eventually led them to faith in the very creator they once assured the world did not exist." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Apologetics.
Christianity and atheism.
Genre: Apologetic writings.

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