J. Byl shows that only a Christian worldview can supply us with the necessary foundation for logic, mathematics, science and morality, while giving life coherence, meaning, purpose and hope. Byl shows the failure of today's predominant philosophies to provide coherent worldviews that can yield a plausible account of the various aspects of life as we experience it. Only a Christian worldview can give our lives coherence, meaning, purpose and hope.
Reviews various popular paradigms, or systems of theories, concerning ways credibility may be evaluated, and identifies ways that religiously controlled overviews of reality have controlled statistical paradigms. One paradigm harmonizes with the PLI's overview; another, with the subjectivist overview.
This book examines the tensions that have arisen between modern and postmodern views of mathematics, explores theories of mathematical truth, explains why the issues are important, and shows how a Christian perspective makes a difference.
Mathematics Through the Eyes of Faith addresses the Christian student's need to bring science into faith. This exploration of secular scholarship and spiritual pedagogy demonstrates how the discipline of mathematics penetrates core issues of human existence, and illustrates how math contributes to the construction of a consistent Christian worldview.