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Author Jammer, Max.

Title Einstein and religion : physics and theology / Max Jammer.

Imprint Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  530.092 E35J    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  215 JAMMER    Check Shelf
Description 279 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Einstein's religiosity and the role of religion in his private life -- Einstein's philosophy of religion -- Einstein's physics and theology.
Summary "The philosophy of religion and the quest for spiritual truth preoccupied Albert Einstein - so much that it has been said "one might suspect he was a disguised theologian." Nevertheless, the literature on the life and work of Einstein, extensive as it is, does not provide an adequate account of his religious conception and sentiments. Only fragmentarily known, Einstein's ideas about religion have been often distorted both by atheists and by religious groups eager to claim him as one of their own. But what exactly was Einstein's religious credo? In this book, the distinguished physicist and philosopher Max Jammer offers an unbiased and well-documented answer to this question."--Jacket.
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Religion.
Religion and science -- History -- 20th century.
Religion.
Sciences.
Physique.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Religion.
Religion et sciences.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 (OCoLC)fst00032023
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Religion and science. (OCoLC)fst01093848
Godsdienst.
Einstein, Albert, (1879-1955)
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0691006997 (cl : alk. paper)
9780691006994 (cl : alk. paper)
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