Using the principles of “Big History,” Ted Peters’s God in Cosmic History: Where Science and History Meet Religion broadens the scope and method of traditional history in order to make room for the all-important God question. This expanded history pauses on the “Axial Age” of human history: a moment during the first millennium in which questions of transcendence first simultaneously arose in distinct locations around the world. By exploring this threshold in cosmic history, Peters demonstrates the way the arrival of the God question marked a radical new human consciousness, one that ultimately laid the groundwork for the modern age.More info →
About Ted Peters
Ted Peters is an author, professor, and pastor. He is Research Professor Emeritus in Systematic Theology and Ethics at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (PLTS), the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS), and the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) in Berkeley, California. He offers a theological analysis of culture, analyzing especially the role of science in culture. He co-edits the journal, Theology and Science.