No reason to believe in many universes…

John Polkinghorne, for instance, himself an eminent quantum theorist, rejects the many-universe interpretation: ‘Let us recognize these speculations for what they are. They are not physics, but in the strictest sense, metaphysics. There is no purely scientific reason to believe in an ensemble of universes. By construction these other worlds are unknowable by us. A possible explanation of equal intellectual respectability—and to my mind greater economy and elegance—would be that this one world is the way it is, because it is the creation of the will of a Creator who purposes that it should be So.’

John Lennox, from God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?, kindle location 1046

Scientific interest in the multiverse…

From the cosmic battles between good and evil in Star Wars to the simulated realm of The Matrix, the happenings of other worlds intrigue countless people. The scientific interest in the multiverse parallels this widespread fascination and greatly expands our idea of how vast the creation may be. However, many Christians remain wary of the multiverse, often asking “Isn’t the multiverse a threat to our faith—or at least to our apologetic efforts?” Continue reading