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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Theologians and Scientists in Dialogue

As we noted in the course of our interview, Orthodox theologians have not contributed as much or as frequently to contemporary debates and discussion between and among theologians and scientists. But the volume discussed in the interview, along with another recent one, go some considerable way to filling this lacuna: a recent collection containing at least two Orthodox contributions is Gerald O'Collins and Mary Ann Meyers, eds., Light from Light: Scientists and Theologians in Dialogue (Eerdmans, 2012), 256pp. 

About this book the publisher tells us:
In this volume renowned scientists and theologians discuss the concept of light as understood by modern physics and employed by biblical and patristic writers. Light from Light deepens readers' understanding of light as posited by recent cosmological and physical theories, drawing connections with "light" as a theological metaphor. Striking glimpses into new scientific developments offer additional insight and interest.
Orthodox contributors include John Behr and Kallistos Ware.  

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