Or, divine attributes of scientific law
This paper by Vern Sheridan Poythress, originally published in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, provides the logical argument for the fingerprint of God evident in scientific laws.
“All scientists — including agnostics and atheists — believe in God. They have to in order to do their work. It seems outrageous to include the agnostics and atheists. But by their actions people sometimes show that in a sense they believe in things that they profess not to believe. Bakht, a Vedantic Hindu philosopher, may say that the world is an illusion. But he does not casually walk into the street in front of an oncoming bus. Sue, a radical relativist, may say that there is no truth. But she travels calmly at 30,000 feet on a plane whose safe flight depends on the unchangeable truths of aerodynamics and structural mechanics.”
The author details the universal applicability, divine attributes, power, personal character, and incomprehensibility of scientific law. He further argues that these characteristics cannot be accounted for if it was nature itself that was divine (a theory to which some hold). It is excellent, and long, but well worth the time you ought to invest in it.
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