Table of contents for Let there be light : modern cosmology and Kabbalah, a new conversation between science and religion / Howard A. Smith.

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TABLE of CONTENTS
 		Preface
Chapter 1. 	Science and Religion	
Cosmology and the Kabbalah	
Preconceptions and Prejudices	
Motivations and Questions	
The Path Ahead ....................................................................................
Chapter 2. Two Views of Cosmology	
	
Science versus Religion: Disparate Views of Creation	
The Modern Scientific Picture
 The Expanding Cosmos
 Corroborating Evidence
 Large-Scale Properties [? before: Homogeneous, isotropic, 								accelerating]	
	
Chapter 3. The Paradox of "Without-Limit"	
	
General Relativity: A Scientific Perspective on Unity	
Special Relativity: the Coupling of Space and Time	
Chapter 4. The Cosmic Cast	
The Four Forces	
The Particles and their Forms	
 	The Bosons 
			The Fermions 
			Anti-Matter
			Dark Matter
			A Recapitulation 
A Unified Picture of Forces and Particles .............................................
Strings? 	
The Inflationary Universe	
The Sefirot: Force and Substance in the Kabbalah .......................
One from Many: The Revelations of Symmetry 
 
Chapter 5. Moments of Creation	
The Sefirot in Creation 
Before the Big Bang: The World of Atzilut: 	
.... 	 The Sefirah of Keter	
The Big Bang through the Great Inflation: The World of Briyah 
		 The Sefirot of Hokhmah and Binah
Inflation to Atoms; the Parting of Radiation and Matter: The World of 			 Yetzirah: 	
 	Epoch of Quarks	
 	Epoch of Leptons	
 	Epoch of Radiation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
 	Epoch of Matter	
 	The Sefirot of Hesed, Gevurah, and Tiferet
The Parting to the Formation of Galaxies, Stars, Planets, and Life: The World of Assiyah
 	The Epoch of Matter	
		The Sefirot of Netzah, Hod, Yesod, and Malkhut
Chapter 6. Cosmic Wisdom 	
The Awesome Universe [[heading could perhaps could be dropped??]] 	
Wisdom (Hokhmah) and the Universe 
The Anthropic Principle
			A Miraculous World?
			A Purposeful World?
Chapter 7. A Quantum of Sense	
	
Quantum Mechanics and Awareness (Yirah)	
Purpose and the Kabbalah	
From Nothing, Everything	
Chapter 8. Miraculous Will	
Intelligence and Self Awareness	
Free Will 	
Intelligent Life in the Universe 
Miracles	
Chapter 9. Before, After, and Otherwise 	
The Ending	
Before the Beginning	
Distant Horizons and Countless Universes	
Chapter 10. Concluding Observations	
Is It True?	
Drawing Lessons 
Closing Meditation 	
Tree of Life- Ladder of Sefirot
Schematic of the Evolution of the Cosmos from the Big Bang to Jason
Chart of the Sefirot (maybe unnecessary with the prior 2?)
Notes, (including citations and recommendations for Further Reading)
References
Figure Citations

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Judaism and science.
Cosmology.
Cabala -- History.
Sefirot (Cabala).
Creation.