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The Evolution Dialogues : Science, Christianity, and the Quest for Understanding

Author: Catherine Baker; James B Miller
Publisher: Washington, DC : Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion/American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second EditionView all editions and formats
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This unique and extraordinary resource presents in plain language and in under 200 pages a new conversation on evolution and Chrisitianity: a description of the development of evolutionary theory from before Darwin to the present; the rich and complex historical interaction of evolution and Christianity; accounts of the nature of science and of Christian approaches to understanding; the history of life as revealed  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Baker; James B Miller
ISBN: 0871687097 9780871687098
OCLC Number: 70335329
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Science in Darwin's time --
Christianity in Darwin's time --
The theory of evolution --
Initial responses to Darwin's theory --
The science behind evolution --
Christian worldviews --
The world as explained by evolution --
Contemporary stances toward evolution.
Responsibility: by Catherine Baker ; James B. Miller, Editor.

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This unique and extraordinary resource presents in plain language and in under 200 pages a new conversation on evolution and Chrisitianity: a description of the development of evolutionary theory from before Darwin to the present; the rich and complex historical interaction of evolution and Christianity; accounts of the nature of science and of Christian approaches to understanding; the history of life as revealed through the evolutionary sciences. As an introduction to each chapter, the book features a narrative about the personal dilemma of a fictional college student, Angela Rawlett, as she struggles to reconcile her traditional Christian upbringing with her keen interest in biology. - Publisher.

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Good discussion of evolution and religion

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2013-01-23) Very Good Permalink

This book was published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is an attempt to explore the issues surrounding religious students learning the theory of evolution. On the whole, it is well-written and successful. The view of evolutionary...
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