Science states that the universe will end in cosmic collapse. If so, can there be credible hope of a personal existence after death? In answering this, this work draws on science, culture, scripture and theology to consider what might be the grounds for hope in a destiny beyond death.
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"An admirable book."-Alan G. Padgett, Theology Today; "The God of Hope and the End of the World is both challenging and comforting. It is an excellent work, providing gallons of fuel for debates or personal pondering about the probable or possible shapes of the life of the world to come."-John Omicinski, America; "Thoughtful Christians will find much to praise in this modern Aquinas."-Booklist; "This is a delightful, enlightening and edifying book written for thoughtful Christians whose faith requires an intelligent defense as their intelligence yearns for the comforts of faith."-Wayne A. Hoist, Catholic New TimesAbout the Author:
John Polkinghorne, K.B.E., F.R.S., is past President and now Fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge, Canon Theologian of Liverpool, and Fellow of the Royal Society.
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