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The Universe in a Single Atom: How Science and Spirituality Can Serve Our World

The Universe in a Single Atom: How Science and Spirituality Can Serve Our World

Author: Dalai Lama
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In this rare personal investigation, His Holiness the Dalai Lama discusses his vision of science and faith working hand in hand to alleviate human suffering. Drawing on a lifetime of scientific study and religious practice, he explores the great debates and makes astonishing connections between seemingly disparate topics - such as evolution and karma - that will change the way we look at the world. While he sees science and faith as 'complementary but different investigative approaches with the same goal of seeking the truth,' the fact is that the two have often been at the root of human conflict for centuries. The Dalai Lama challenges us to see that the benefits of opening our hearts and minds to the connections between science and faith are far preferable to perpetuating the divisive rhetoric that often surrounds them. Now, as we face such troubled and uncertain times, the need has never been greater for this extraordinary man's compassion and wisdom.

Author description

His Holiness The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and head of the Tibetan government-in-exile. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he travels the world speaking on peace, giving Buddhist teachings and meeting with political leaders, as he works tirelessly for Tibet.

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General Fields

  • : 9780349117362
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Abacus
  • : October 2007
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tibetan Buddhism; Science: general issues; Religious life & practice; Religious social & pastoral thought & activity
  • : Paperback
  • : Tibetan Buddhism; Science: general issues; Religious life & practice; Religious social & pastoral thought & activity
  • : Paperback
  • : 240
  • : 240
  • : Dalai Lama
  • : Dalai Lama
  • : 294.34165
  • : 294.34165
  • : New edition
  • : New edition