- Communicates science from within real stories over a timespan of millennia
- Argues that science can be a deeply religious activity
- Takes the most significant Biblical book for science to be Job (rather than e.g. Genesis)
- Takes the most significant science area for thinking about science and meaning/purpose as Statistical Mechanics (rather than e.g. Quantum Mechanics or Cosmology)
- Insists that rather than debating "science and theology" we need both "science of theology" and a "theology of science"
- Readers will be able to use suggestions practically, whether in church, politics or university
McLeish recently gave a seminar, related to the book, at the Faraday Institute. Here is a summary of the talk from Ruth Bancewicz and you can watch it here.
An article in The Conversation puts the book in the context of broader social debates.
I thank Leigh Trevaskis for bringing this to my attention.