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Stephen Hawking’s Sleight of Hand

In his 2010 book, The Grand Design, Stephen W. Hawking deftly composes a sentence of staggering, perhaps unparalleled, sleight-of-hand proportions. “Because there is a law such as gravity,” he writes, “the Universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the Universe exists, why […]

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Heaven…a fairy story? (Stephen Hawking vs. John Lennox)

Proposition from Professor Stephen Hawking¬†(Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge) “Heaven is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.” Response from John Lennox (Professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford, philosopher of science, and Christian apologist) “Atheism is a […]

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