The Miracles of Exodus: A Scientist's Discovery of the Extraordinary Natural Causes of the Biblical Stories

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$19.99
Publisher
HarperOne
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Pages
368
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060582739

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About the Author

Colin Humpreys is a renowned Cambridge University physicist who has received considerable publicity for his ideas and research, which span many fields from computer chips to microprinting, eternal lightbulbs, and computer chips in the brain. His passion for more than 20 years has been examining the Bible in the light of science, and he is expert not only in physics but chemistry, astronomy, and geology. He is president of the Institute of Materials and Goldsmiths' Professor of Materials Science and head of the Rolls Royce University Technology Centre at Cambridge University, and chair of Christians in Science for the United Kingdom. He was recently honored by the Queen with the title of Commander, Order of the British Empire, for services to science research and communication.

Humphreys is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Institute of Physics, and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials. He has been awarded an Honorary D.Sc. by the University of Leicester. He has been president of the Physics section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published over 400 scientific papers and given plenary lectures at major international conferences throughout the world.

Reviews

"A simply fascinating, and extremely readable, study of the Israelites in Egypt and on the desert way to Sinai." -- Professor Robert Gordon, Regius Professor of Hebrew, Cambridge University

"A strikingly novel interpretation of the Exodus story that will interest many students of the Bible." -- Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne, Templeton Prize winner, and author of Belief in God in an Age of Science

"This book will re-open the question of what happened when the Hebrews left Egypt for the Promised Land." -- John Ray, Professor of Egyptology, University of Cambridge

"Biblical history buffs will likely enjoy Humphrey's exodian excursions." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Fascinating, highly readable...carefully researched and cogently argued. Recommended." -- Library Journal