God and the Multiverse: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives

2016.09.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Klaas J. Kraay (ed.), God and the Multiverse: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives, Routledge, 2015, 247pp.,
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2016.09.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Klaas J. Kraay (ed.), God and the Multiverse: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives, Routledge, 2015, 247pp., $116.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138788671. Reviewed by Scott A. Shalkowski, University of Leeds This volume brings together twelve essays on God and multiverse physical theories. Some theists have embraced a way of understanding modern physics that arose partly as a way of avoiding the apparent theological implications of cosmic fine tuning. Multiverse theories bring with them new options for handling some well-known apologetic problems, such as the problem of evil, though not all contributors embrace the multiverse. The collection has five parts: "Physicists on God and the Multiverse", "Theistic Multiverses: Details and Applications", "Criticisms of Theistic Multiverses", "Pantheistic Multiverses", and "Multiverses and the Incarnation". Robert B. Mann begins with an essay skeptical of the. . .

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