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God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway? By John C. Lennox Book Review

In God and Stephen Hawking, John explored the beliefs of a popular atheist scientist, Stephen Hawking. Lennox believed that God created the universal and it didn’t just happened by nature. Stephen Hawking has written a book called, The Grand Design. Lennox has written this book to share what he believed about Hawking beliefs about the universal.

Hawking’s book asked important questions like:

“Where did all this come from?”

“Did the universe need a Creator?”

“Why do we exist?”

John C. Lennox breaks down the beliefs of Hawking and his belief in the M-theory. The M-theory says that the multi universal has a set of different laws that they can follow. Hawking’s believed that we have many different multi universals that haven’t been discovered yet. Hawking doesn’t believe that there is a God who created them. He believed it happened by nature. Lennox pointed out that something had to happen to create this world! There has to be a God!

I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys science and is curious about Hawking’s beliefs. Lennox shows many details in describing his point of view against Hawking’s. Lennox shared what he believed about the world and how it came to be. He also showed Hawking’s point of view on how the world came to be. You will learn a great deal of information about “whose design is it anyway”!

I agree with Lennox that God had to create this world. Just take a look at the nature of the world!

“I received this book for free from Litfuse Publicity Group for this review”.

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Is God Really Dead? 

Stephen Hawking's logic faces a mathematician's scrutiny in God and Stephen Hawking

SEATTLE - Eminent scientist Stephen Hawking's latest contribution to the so-called New Atheist debate The Grand Design claims that the laws of physics themselves brought the universe into being, rather than God. In this swift and forthright reply, John C. Lennox, Oxford mathematician and author of God's Undertaker, exposes the flaws in Hawking's logic in his latest book, God and Stephen Hawking (Kregel Publishers, September 2011,ISBN: 9780745955490, $5.99).

Science has immense cultural and intellectual authority in our sophisticated modern world. With this kind of cache, it must nevertheless be pointed out that not all statements by scientists are statements of science. Therefore such statements do not carry the authority of authentic science, even though it is often erroneously ascribed to them.

Commonly written off as the inevitable clash between science and religion, the God debate is actually one between theism and atheism, where there are scientists on both sides. With a remarkable surge of interest in God that defies the so-called secularization hypothesis, it could well be that it is precisely the perceived failure of secularization that is driving the God question ever higher on the agenda. Book after book is being published on the subject by prominent scientists, as Francis Collins, Richard Dawkins, Robert Winston, etc. But were Galileo, Kepler, Newton and Maxwell, to name a few, really all wrong on the God question?

With such a lot at stake we surely need to ask Hawking to produce evidence to establish his claim. Do his arguments really stand up to close scrutiny? Has the Grand Master of Physics checkmated the Grand Designer of the Universe?

In lively, layman's terms, Lennox guides us through the key points in Hawking's arguments-with clear explanations of the latest scientific and philosophical methods and theories-and demonstrates that, far from disproving a Creator God, they make His existence seem all the more probable. Lennox's book is a great resource for Christians, churches and those in ministry who seek to educate themselves and open authentic dialog with those who question.

Praise for God and Stephen Hawking: 

"A brilliant response to Stephen Hawking's The Grand Design. Make sure you hear both sides of the argument."

-Alister McGrath, author of The Dawkins Delusion 


Meet John: 

John C. Lennox is Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science at the University of Oxford, and author of the bestselling God's Undertaker. He lectures on faith and science at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He has lectured around the world, including in the United States for Ravi Zacharias; in Austria; and in the former Soviet Union. For more about John C. Lennox, please visit


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