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Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith

  • By James Bradley
  • By Russell Howell
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Mathematics from a Christian perspective

With respect for the history and ever-changing applications of mathematical principles, James Bradley and Russell Howell, along with a team of fellow scholars, invite readers to consider the rich intersection of mathematics and Christian belief. Citizens of the twenty-first century generally believe that mathematics is all about numbers and formulas, with no religious significance-- an attitude that belies the faith-based work of thinkers from Plato to Newton. It is time to reawaken our sensitivity to the vital spiritual matters raised by the study of mathematics, a discipline that demands profound thought and helps us understand the beauty and the order of our physical world.

"Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith" explores questions such as:

What is the relationship between chance and divine providence?

Do concepts like infinity point beyond themselves to a higher reality?

Is mathematics discovered or invented, and why is it effective in the sciences?

This comprehensive work, one in a series of cosponsored by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, is designed to help students and teachers understand how mathematics has evolved and how the interplay of mathematics and Christian belief can enrich the study of both.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780062024473
    • Manufacturer: Harper One
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780062024473
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2011
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: James Bradley
    • Author: Russell Howell
    • Page Count: 256
    • Weight: 0.49 pounds
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