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by Jim Trainor
Author: Jim Trainor
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 2, 2010)
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Jim Trainor has blessed us with a very readable book that celebrates the wisdom and wonder of both science and faith. Much needed in this day and age. Grasp: Making Sense of Science and Spirituality.
Jim Trainor has blessed us with a very readable book that celebrates the wisdom and wonder of both science and faith. Trainor is a physicist and Episcopal priest. There are plenty of books by other s (. Polkinghorne, Peacocke, or Ellis) and definitive textbooks on science and religion (Ian Barbour's), but Trainor offers something refreshingly approachable. His argument is simple - that science offers knowing by observation, looking at effects, and the testimony of witnesses.
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For years, I had already been pondering that question, and the answer can be found in my first book, Grasp: Making Sense of Science and Spirituality. Jim Trainor is the author of six books. Now I’ve written four novels: Waverly’s Universe (my first novel since that masterpiece I created when I was five), The Sand People, Up North, and my latest: The Mountain Goat, to be published in early 2017. physicist, formerly Deputy Division Director for Physics for the nation’s largest physics department (Los Alamos National Laboratory), and an ordained Episcopal priest. Jim wrote his first novel when he was five.
The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does .
The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both. The friction between science and religion stretches from Galileo’s famous letter to today’s leading thinkers. We had better make the best of it. When we finally come to terms with it and fully recognize its beauty and its power, we will find, in spiritual as well as in practical matters, that we have made a bargain strongly in our favor. In its encounter with Nature, science invariably elicits a sense of reverence and awe. The very act of understanding is a celebration of joining, merging, even if on a very modest scale, with the magnificence of the Cosmos.
Books by Jim Trainor
Books by Jim Trainor. As Ed becomes increasingly desperate to find a way out of this mind-bending nightmare, he is aided by a quirky high-school student who reads college physics books, a crusty old quantum physicist, and classmates at the reunion: including a psychiatrist, a pastor and a fisherman from Alaska. And he encounters Ellen, who he never dated but who could have been the love of his life. But nothing can prepare Ed for the startling appearance of a late-arriving guest, who will challenge everything he thought was possible and force him to confront the tragedy that has shaped his life.
Spirituality is Science We Don’t Fully Understand Ye. Our rational minds create blinders to truth, even when we can sense that there is more to existence than what we can perceive with our five senses.
Spirituality is Science We Don’t Fully Understand Yet. Dr. Lisa Galarneau. Dec 31, 2016 · 10 min read. Started to realize that there might be more to the story, but I had no idea how to find the truth. Was a bit of a science nerd and coddled my logical, rational, evidence-based worldview. I was also disappointed by the dogma I encountered in my truth-seeking endeavors.
Sense about Science is a United Kingdom charitable organization that promotes the public understanding of science. Sense about Science was founded in 2002 by Lord Taverne, Bridget Ogilvie and others to promote respect for scientific evidence and good science. Sense about Science was established as a charitable trust in 2003, with 14 trustees, an advisory council and a small office staff. Tracey Brown has been the director since 2002.
Fritjof Capra explores how Science and Spirituality can be fused in an integrated system that returns us to a sense of oneness with the natural world. From my early student years, I was fascinated by the dramatic changes of concepts and ideas that occurred in physics during the first three decades of the twentieth century.
We are all trying to grasp the answers to the big questions
We are all trying to grasp the answers to the big questions. Why are we here? How did we get here, and just what is our place in this vast and mysterious 'here' we call the universe? Is there a meaning to it all? Where do we go for answers, amidst the tangle of our networked lives? Some of us seek answers in science, while others seek answers in philosophy or religion or history.