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  • Science and Religion A Historical Introduction
  • Gary B. Ferngren
  • English
  • 22 November 2020
  • 9780801870385

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characters ↠ Science and Religion A Historical Introduction Ism which are at the center of current debates in the historiography understanding and application of scienceContributors Colin A Russell David B Wilson Edward Grant David C Lindberg Alnoor Dhanani Owen Gingerich Richard J Blackwell Edward B Davis Michael P Winship John Henry Margaret J Osler Richard S Westfall John Hedley Brooke Nicolaas A Rupke Peter M Hess James Moore Peter J Bowler Ronald L Numbers Steven J Harris Mark A Noll Edward J Larson Richard Olson Craig Sean McConnell Robin Collins William A Dembski David N Livingstone Sara Miles and Stephen P Weldo. For my first time teaching a course on religion and science I perused several introductory texts and settled on this one to assign for historical background It is not an enjoyable read most of

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characters ↠ Science and Religion A Historical Introduction Written by distinguished historians of science and religion the thirty essays in this volume survey the relationship of Western religious traditions to science from the beginning of the Christian era to the late twentieth century This wide ranging collection also introduces a variety of approaches to understanding their intersection suggesting a model not of inalterable conflict but of complex interactionTracing the rise of science from its birth in the medieval West through the scientific revolution the contributors describe major shifts that were marked by di. This book was a reuired reading for one of my freshman year classes at NYU Thoroughly uninteresting and dry

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characters ↠ Science and Religion A Historical Introduction Scoveries such as those of Copernicus Galileo and Isaac Newton and the Catholic and Protestant reactions to them They assess changes in scientific understanding brought about by eighteenth and nineteenth century transformations in geology cosmology and biology together with the responses of both mainstream religious groups and such newer movements as evangelicalism and fundamentalism The book also treats the theological implications of contemporary science and evaluates recent approaches such as environmentalism gender studies social construction and postmodern. OK before you read When Science Meets Religion Enemies Strangers or Partners you need to read this one to get a historical perspective Why read this stuff you ask Well consider that you won t l