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The Failed Hypothesis : How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist

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Throughout history, arguments for and against the existence of God have been largely confined to philosophy and theology, while science has sat on the sidelines. Despite the fact that science has revolutionized every aspect of human life and greatly clarified our understanding of the world, somehow the notion has arisen that it has nothing to say about the possibility of a supreme being, which much of humanity worships as the source of all reality. This physicist and author contends that, if God exists, some evidence for this existence should be detectable by scientific means, especially considering the central role that God is alleged to play in the operation of the universe and the lives of humans. Treating the traditional God concept, as conventionally presented in the Judeo-Christian and Islamic traditions, like any other scientific hypothesis, Stenger examines all of the claims made for God's existence. He considers the latest Intelligent Design arguments as evidence of God's influence in biology. He looks at human behavior for evidence of immaterial souls and the possible effects of prayer. He discusses the findings of physics and astronomy in weighing the suggestions that the universe is the work of a creator and that humans are God's special creation. After evaluating all the scientific evidence, Stenger concludes that beyond a reasonable doubt the universe and life appear exactly as we might expect if there were no God.
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007
ISBN: 9781591024811
1591024811
Branch Call Number: 212.1 S825g 2007
Characteristics: 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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blue_dolphin_3839
Feb 06, 2016

HOW CAN PEOPLE READ THIS STUFF????????
God is the greatest of the great He exists,and He created us! He is our Savior. Jesus died for our sins so that we could live.
John 3:16 says: For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, so whoever believes in him will never die but have eternal life.
Romans 5:8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Psalm 86:15 But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

God’s unfailing love for us is an objective fact affirmed over and over in the Scriptures. It is true whether we believe it or not. Our doubts do not destroy God’s love, nor does our faith create it. It originates in the very nature of God, who is love, and it flows to us through our union with His beloved Son. ~ Jerry Bridges

When the time comes for you to die, you need not be afraid, because death cannot separate you from God’s love. ~ Charles Surgeon

Hebrews 11:6 ESV
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

1 John 4:8 ESV
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love

Revelation 4:11
“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

Romans 1:21
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

James 2:14-26
What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works. ...

Romans 6:23 ESV
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Mark 16:15-16 ESV
And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

So go all of you and preach the good news!
God IS GREAT! He is our SAVIOR!
Amen.

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stewstealth
Apr 04, 2012

This book specifically brings forth arguments against the existence of a monotheistic god of Judeo-Christian-Islamic beliefs. Stenger does not apologize for his arguments. Definitely a good book to read if you are unsure or Agnostic/Atheist. Great book to read if you are a believer however I doubt there is enough here to destroy your faith.

roaddogg09 May 05, 2011

Stenger's books are hard-hitting and very thorough. In this book, 'God: The Failed Hypothesis,' Stenger shows that science can say a lot about the existence of a god, and that science shows a god does not exist. Now, of course science doesn't say a god does not exist, but with all the evidence put forth so far, we can safely say a god does not exist.

The book is full of information and is very entertaing!

I recommend this book to anyone with an open mind

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