Genesis, Zen and Quantum Physics - A Fresh Look at the Theology and Science of Creation

Authors: Jeff A. Benner and Michael Calpino

ISBN 978-1-60264-871-5 (softcover)

260 pages


Since ancient times man has sought to understand the origins of the universe around him, and his place within it. Such speculations were once the sole purview of religion, but since the Enlightenment, science and rationality have also attempted to explain these mysteries, but from an opposing perspective. Conflict resulted and both sides dug in, clinging to dogmas that precluded any consideration of the other side.
"Genesis, Zen and Quantum Physics" enters the fray with a very unique approach. Believing that harmony, rather than conflict, defines the relationship between the Genesis account and modern science; the authors have retranslated the creation story according to the ancient Hebrew pictographic language and in the context of the nomadic culture from which the language and narratives arose.
The resulting translation and its accompanying commentary challenge the common understanding of God, science, and the very reason for man's existence. By harmonizing an accurate biblical account with cutting edge scientific understanding, the authors present a mature religious ideal and an appreciation for the understanding of the ancients for modern scientific concepts. This is a book that will redefine your understanding of God, the world around you and your role within it.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Jeff A. Benner, founder of the Ancient Hebrew Research Center (www.ancient-hebrew.org), has authored many books on the subject of the Ancient Hebrew alphabet, language and culture and speaks around the country on this same subject. Mr. Benner's goal is to teach proper Biblical interpretation by providing others with the tools needed to read and understand the Bible from its original Hebraic context.
Michael Calpino (www.michaelcalpino.webs.com) received a B.A. from Albright College and a M.A.R from Liberty University. He founded and led Messianic congregation Beit HaKadosh in Reading, Pennsylvania for seven years. He is the author of Authentic Christianity and Memoirs of a Former American, among others. Michael currently resides in Maryland with his wife, where in addition to writing, he home schools his three children, builds boats and is politically active.


Category: Academic, Educational, Non-Fiction

Type: books

Vendor: Jeff Benner


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