Free Will in God’s Dice Game

  • Malcolm E. Schrader
Part of the Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology book series (COLE, volume 23)


Complete determinism in science does not allow for free will. Free will in religion is therefore considered by many to be in conflict with scientific determinism. Interestingly, however, the problem for theology is preceded by an ancient one involving an internal contradiction between free will in religion and another important religious belief, namely, the concept of an omniscient God. It is shown that a solution to the problem of free will in science can lead to a solution of the conflict within religion as well.


Classical Physic Complete Accuracy Religious Philosophy Quantum Concept Wiggle Room 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Institute of ChemistryThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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