Big-Bang Theology

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Feb. 12 1998 3:30 AM

Big-Bang Theology

God makes a cosmological comeback.

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So did God cause the big bang? Overcome by metaphysical lassitude, I finally reach over to my bookshelf for The Devil's Bible. Turning to Genesis I read: "In the beginning there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was still nothing, but now you could see it."

Jim Holt writes frequently about science and philosophy.