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4 (Durkheim) ; (Patrick Glynn) The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason in a Post-secular World - God: The Evidence ; ; God (Gerald Shroeder)- The Hidden Face of (Bryce Christensen)

5 (cosmology) ; (from nothing) (Immanual Kant) (Karl Marx) (Friedrich Engels)-

6 (Georges Politzer)- Principes Fondamentaux de Philosophie (The Fundamental Principles of Philosophy)- (Big Bang) (Edwin Hubble) (single point) (mass) ; (nothing) (expanding) Eddington) (Arthur

7 philosophically) (Arno Penzias) (Robert Wilson) (Big Bang) (radioactive remains) (COBE Cosmic Background Explorer) Atheistic Humanism - St. Thomas ( University of Reading- (Anthony Flew)- Nature- (John Maddox) - (H.P.Lipson)

8 Bulletin vol p.241)? ( H.P.Lipson A Physicist Looks at Evolution Physics (time) (matter) (by chance) ; ; principle) (anthropic (Big Bang)

9 (billion billion) (physical forces) (billion billion billion billion) (radiation) ; ; (wave-length); ; (magnetic field) (astrophysics) (Paul Davies) (The Cosmic Blueprint) The impression of Design is overwhelming. (Nature)- (W. Press) (The Symbiotic Universe)- (George Greenstein) (

10 ? ( (Supreme Being)?? (geneticist) Ross The Creator and the Cosmos (Robert Griffiths) ((Hugh Destiny: How the Laws of Biology Reveal Purpose in the Universe)- (Nature s (molecular biologist) (Michael Denton) (peripheral) (contingent) (random) Paul Davies and John Gribbin The Matter Myth (

11 (divine wisdom) (theism) (Quarks) (frozen) (Freeman Dyson) (Templeton Prize) (Gerald Schroeder The Hidden Face of God (The Science of God)-

12 (non-thing) (The Hidden Face of God: Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth (Einstein Award) (John Archibald) (The Hidden Face of God: Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth wisdom- Hidden Face of God: Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth -xi) (The Reveals the Ultimate Truth metaphysical substrate) (The Hidden Face of God: Science (theology) (shadow)

13 (The Hidden Face of God: Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth xii) ( Ñ of evolution) (theory (paleontology) (biochemistry) (anatomy) (genetics) (Paleontology): (ancestor) (single) (common)

14 (intermediate species) (geological period) (Cambrian Explosion)- (supernatural) (Biological Observations): (genetic boundary) The Origin of Species: A Facsimile of the First Edition-

15 (Neo-Darwinist) (mutations) (The Origin of Life): (random) Hoyle (phenomenon) Life and Letter of Charles Darwin- Nature- Fred (Intelligent Design): ; ; (DNA)-

16 (by chance) of intelligent design) (great error) (theory (Sigmund Freud) (The Future of an Illusion)

17 (schools of psychology) (behaviorist school) (B F Skinner) (rational emotive therapy) (Albert Ellis) (Patrick Glynn) God: The Evidence The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason in a Post-secular World ( psychoanalytic vision)

18 (secular)? National Institute for Healthcare Research- (David B. Larson) (arteriosclerotic) (normal diastolic pressure readings) ( Patrick Glynn God: The Evidence (psychological cause)? Harvard Medical School- Dr. Herbert Benson Healing ( Herbert Benson Mark Stark- Timeless

19 ? ( Timeless Healing ( ;? ; ( (medicine) (Patrick Glynn God: The Evidence

20 (astrophysics) ; ; ( ( Patrick Glynn; God: The Evidence The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason in a Post-secular World;

21 (Friedrich Nietzsche) (Anti-Christ) (Martin Heidegger) (Nazi) (Social Darwinism)- (James Joll) Europe Since biological necessity) God: The Evidence

22 ( God: The Evidence revolution) ( God: The Evidence (sexual (John Lennon)

23 (humanity) (development) (anthropic principle) (The Road Less Traveled) (Scott Peck) (worldview) (God: The Evidence (worldview) (turning point)

24 (pattern) ( ( (purpose) (perfection of His light): ( (truth)

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