Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


God in proof : the story of a search, from the ancients to the Internet / Nathan Schneider.


  • ISBN: 9780520269071
  • ISBN: 0520269071
  • Description: xii, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013.

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Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW BL 473 .S36 2013 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-246).
Contents Note: Sketches of Babel -- First causes : ancient times and reasonable measures -- The island : Muslims and Jews make proof safe for revelation -- Grammars of assent : a comeback in Christendom -- On certainty : early modernity upends a familiar proof -- Coming of age : from the all-destroyer to an absolute idea -- Grandeur in this view of life : design and its discontents -- The deaths of God : human progress and divine absence -- Not yet dead : theism makes a comeback in philosophy -- God, hypothesis : proof sneaks into the latest science -- The proof industry : old proofs turn into viral movements -- God, alone.
Subject: God > Proof.