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Faith and science

Author: Paul McCaffrey
Publisher: Ipswich, MA : H.W. Wilson, ©2013.
Series: The reference shelf, v. 84, no. 5
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can faith and science be reconciled? As the articles in this collection reveal, the answers to this question may depart from the historical divide between religious belief and the sciences. Other  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McCaffrey
ISBN: 9780824211196 0824211197 9780824212490 0824212495
OCLC Number: 819622075
Description: xiii, 204 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface: faith and science / Joseph L. Spradley --
1. Common ground between faith and science? "And yet, it moves": the conflict between faith and science / Paul McCaffrey --
Religion and science / Albert Einstein --
Science at the crossroads / Tenzin Gyatso, the Dalai Lama --
White lies of Dover / Eugene W. Harper --
God vs. science / Dean Nelson --
Einstein's religious awakening / William Berkson --
2. Is your brain hardwired for religion? "It's just all one": neurotheology, religion, and the brain / Paul McCaffrey --
The biology of belief / Jeffrey Kluger --
Divided minds, specious souls / David Weisman --
How I learned to stop worrying and love the brain / David A. Hogue --
Does analytic thinking erode religious belief? / Andrew Aghapour --
Science and religion: reality's toolkit / Jessica Hahne --
Neurononsense / Roger Scruton --
3. The politics of religion and science. The bible, the beaker, and the ballot box: faith, science, and American politics / Paul McCaffrey --
Unholy alliance / Jonathan Cohn --
New poll: even religious voters overwhelmingly want candidates to debate science / Shawn Lawrence Otto --
How science can lead the way / Lisa Randall --
A day in heaven / Joe Murphy --
Some Ojibwe tribal members object to wolf hunting, trapping / Tom Robertson --
4. Evolution and public education. Evolution in the classroom: from monkey laws to intelligent design / Paul McCaffrey --
A spiritual approach to evolution / Michael Lerner --
Intelligent design or intelligible design? / Frederick Grinnell --
Religion doesn't belong in public schools, but debate over Darwinian evolution does / Casey Luskin --
Evolution still debated on religious grounds in the public domain / Susan Barreto --
The light of the world / Michael Reiss --
Faith and the cosmos / Ila Delio --
5. The greening of faith. Silent spring: faith and the environment / Paul McCaffrey --
Environment and the new humanism / Edward O. Wilson --
Environmentalism as religion / Joel Garreau --
The emerging alliance of world religions and ecology / John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker --
Stewards of the earth / Jim E. Motavalli --
Making the climate a part of the human world / Simon D. Donner --
6. Creation, the cosmos, and the origin of the universe. The origins of the universe: faith and the big bang / Paul McCaffrey --
The testimony of faith to the ultimate origin / Hans Küng --
Science on faith / Elaine Howard Ecklund --
Let's get a big bang out of science / Richard Malloy --
Physics of the divine / Zeeya Merali --
A god of creativity / Stuart Kauffman.
Series Title: The reference shelf, v. 84, no. 5
Other Titles: Faith & science
Responsibility: edited by Paul McCaffrey.

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