41. Evolution Topic: Step 2: Stir and bake until the world comes to its end
nature in a rigid determinism . It explains why each moment has the freedom to
transcend the previous moment. What we see as contingency or chance or
self-organization is the result of Gods liberating gift of an open future.
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42. Evolution Topic: Chance and Necessity
of life; randomness and determinism interlocked
in a natural process that has spurted the most complex, diverse,
and beautiful entities in the universe: the organisms that populate
the earth, including humans who think and love, endowed with
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43. Genetics Topic: The Gay Gene?
a doctrine of genetic determinism
relates to the potential link between genetics and sexual orientation.
In the summer of 1993, Dean H. Hamer and his research team at
the National Cancer Institute announced their discovered evidence
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44. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: An Introduction to Divine Action: Isaac ...
had posited the complete determinism of a world governed
by Newtonian physics . And the
simplicity and elegance of Darwins
evolutionary scheme did
away with the notion that individual living creatures need be the direct
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45. Divine Action Topic: Tracy, Thomas F. Particular Providence and the Go...
an unbroken causal determinism . More
promising are interpretations of quantum mechanics that acknowledge the role in
nature of indeterministic chance. With regard to the second question, Tracy
contends that such chance (whether at the
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46. Divine Action Topic: Stoeger, William R.. Describing Gods Action...
does not necessarily imply determinism .
Stoeger concludes this
section by saying that there are aspects of divine action which we are able to
understand better by letting science and theology critically interact. There
are other aspects
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47. Biography: Steven Rose
Lifelines: Biology Beyond
Determinism . Oxford University Press: 1998.
Rose, Steven. Molecules and Mind:
Essays on Biology and the Social Order . John Wiley and Son, Ltd.:
for Steven Rose
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48. Biography: Ted Peters
2003); Playing God? Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom (Routledge,
2nd ed., 2002); and GOD--The World's Future (Fortress, 2nd ed., 2000).
Books edited or co-authored
With Nathan Hallanger, God's Action in Nature's World: Essays in
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49. Divine Action Topic: Alston, W. Divine Action, Human Freedom, and the ...
He defines determinism as the doctrine that every happening is
uniquely determined to be just what it is by natural causes within the
universe. Although determinism has a
strong hold on contemporary culture,
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50. Information Science Topic: Divine Agency
- here we detect a robust determinism with strict observance of
conservation laws. On the other hand, our observations at the quantum scale
lead us to the reasoned conclusion that the future is in some limited sense
open, or "not
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