If the universe began to exist, then the implications are profound. Perhaps that’s why some insist it has existed forever.
Dr. Jeff Zweerink, an astrophysicist and senior research scholar at Reasons to Believe, joined the show to discuss these issues. In his new book, “Escaping the Beginning?“, Jeff thoughtfully examines the most prevalent eternal-universe theories—quantum gravity, the steady state model, the oscillating universe, and the increasingly popular multiverse. Using a clear and concise approach informed by the latest discoveries, Jeff investigates the scientific viability of each theory, addresses common questions about them, and then focuses on perhaps the most pressing question for believers and skeptics alike: If the evidence continues to affirm the beginning, what does that imply about the existence of a Beginner?
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