Making physics understandable is the distinguishing feature of this text. Thorough and detailed explanations with a touch of humor penetrate the most perplexing questions. Wherever possible, the principles of physics are illustrated by everyday experience and practical devices. The student is shown how the many kinds of technology—from the camera to the car—actually function. Numerous illustrative problems are solved in detail.
Physics: The Foundational Science can play an important role in showing students the harmony between scientific knowledge and Christian belief. The text is firmly grounded on the view that we live in a God-created world governed by laws discoverable by reverent scientific inquiry. Issues of vital concern to Christians are handled in depth. Interspersed throughout the text are biographies of great physicists who were also Bible-believing Christians.