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The Bible, Protestantism, and the rise of natural science

Author: Peter Harrison
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the role played by the Bible in the emergence of natural science.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Harrison
ISBN: 0521591961 9780521591966
OCLC Number: 60155188
Description: xi, 313 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Worlds visible and invisible; 2. Sensible signs and spoken words; 3. The two reformations; 4. Re-reading the two books; 5. The purpose of nature; 6. Eden restored; Conclusion; References; Index.
Responsibility: Peter Harrison.

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