In John C. Lennox’s God’s Undertaker Has Science Buried God?, John brings up many good points, nut the three I choose to highlight are, Reduction, reductionism, reductionism…, The scope and limits of science, and The monkey machine.
Reduction reduction reduction starts off addressing the fact the God cannot be used for merely the things science cannot explain “God of the Gaps”. This makes it sound like an excuse for reasons why intellectual intelligence cannot comprehend or has not discovered yet. Instead God should be seen as the reason why science understands what it does and also what it cannot achieve, it is all God; “God to explain why science explains”. Even science shows how ordered the natural world, alluding to a deeper cause for this order, God. God is the foundation of science it explains why science works.
De-deifying the universe started about 2,500 years ago, coming up with the idea that in order for true science to be conducted, they need to remove the idea of god as a reason for anything in the universe to occur; this beginning of such thinking lead to advance of science. And actually this is partly true, because as observed in the ancient world humans, in mythology projected gods as being similar to them and across cultures this idea holds true each civilization adapting gods like themselves, proving them to fiction. Moses, before the first culmination of these ideas, agreed that it was absurd to bow down to anything of the universe such as the sun, moon and stars. The major difference though lies in the fact that God is the Creator of the universe knowing how it works, unlike these other gods who were made from the earth, so it is necessary to disclude them as an explanation for anything. God brought the universe into existence, thus everything is dependent on him; the rules of the operation of the universe works as God makes it. The people who have accepted the ides of dismissing mythological view and do it without...