causal joint in quantum-based proposals on divine action, mode 3. It may
however be significant that two important candidates for loci of particular
divine action - mutations in genetic material and neuronal events in the human
brain - may both be instances where such amplification is possible. See
Russell, RJ, Theistic evolution and special providence: does God really act in
nature? in Evolution and Molecular
Biology: Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action, ed. by RJ Russell et al. Vatican Cty and Berkeley, Ca.:
Vatican Observatory and CTNS, 1998) on mutation. On quantum events in the brain
see Penrose, R, Shadows of the Mind: A
search for the missing science of consciousness (Oxford: Oxford University
Press, 1994) Ch.7.
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