Faith versus Science: Did a God Create the Universe?

Source: GHANA WEB

Recently a celebrated British physicist made the headlines for his comments regarding science and religion. This article presents the views, opinions and commentary of Professor Stephen Hawking on this topic. Readers are encouraged to present their own views in the comment section and participate in the debates on the issues raised.

Hello my name is Stephen Hawking, physicist, cosmologist and something of a dreamer. Although I cannot move and have to speak through a computer, in my mind I am free. Free to explore the deepest questions of the universe. Among them the deepest of all, Is there a god who created and controls the universe, from the stars and the planets, to you and me? Finding out takes us on a journey on the Laws of Nature for there I think lies the answer to the age old mystery of how the universe was made and how it really works. Check it out.

I recently published a book that asked if a god created the universe. I caused something of a stir. People got upset that a scientist should have anything to say on matters of religion. I have no desire to tell anyone what to believe but for me asking whether God exists is a valid question for science. . After all is it is hard to think of a more important or fundamental mystery than what or who created and controls the universe.

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