The Story of God
By (author) Robert Winston
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Story of God by Robert Winston
Book DescriptionFrom the tiniest microchip to the information superhighway, the modern world is dominated by and dependent upon science. Yet whether we realize it or not, we live in an age where faith is still an important influence in our lives. The majority of Americans profess a belief in a Christian God and Islam acts as a unifying, energizing force for many of the world's most dispossessed people. In the UK congregations may be shrinking, but popular belief in the supernatural - ghosts and spirits, fortune-telling, faith healing - is stronger than ever. In "The Story of God", Robert Winston examines the relationship between science and religion across time, beginning with the primitive worship of early ancestors and concluding with a vivid portrait of faith in the modern world. Grand in scope, adventurous in tone - and written from the perspective of a respected scientist who is also committed to Judaism - this groundbreaking work traces a line across continents, cultures and eras.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553817430
(198mm x 127mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Robert Winston
Robert Winston is one of the country's best-known scientists. As Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College, University of London, and Director of NHS Research and Development and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Hammersmith Hospital, he has made advances in fertility medicine and been a leading voice in the debate on genetic engineering. His television series include Making Babies, The Human Body, Human Instinct, Walking with Cavemen, The Human Mind and Child of Our Time and have made him a household name across Britain. He became a life peer in 1995. His most recent books, Human Instinct and The Human Mind, are also published by Bantam Books.
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