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God, Math, and the Multiverse | Satyan Devadoss

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God, Math, and the Multiverse | Satyan Devadoss

August 19, 2021
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You can check out our new podcast, Beyond the Forum, wherever you listen to podcasts. • What does math have to do with the multiverse? Is our sense of design an anthropic accident, out of the same multiverse as in Dr. Stephen Hawking’s “The Grand Design”? What does a Christian mathematician have to add about the problem of origins, God, and the multiverse? Dr. Satyan Devadoss, associate professor of math at Williams College, lectures on these questions and his personal experiences. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!

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