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Religion and the challenges of science

Author: William Sweet; Richard Feist
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2007.
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Does science pose a challenge to religion and religious belief? This volume provides background to the current 'science and religion' debate, yet focuses as well on themes where recent discussion of the relation between science and religion has been particularly concentrated.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Religion and the challenges of science.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2007
(DLC) 2006030598
(OCoLC)71778930
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Sweet; Richard Feist
ISBN: 9780754687443 0754687449
OCLC Number: 344105680
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages)
Contents: Introduction : rethinking relations between science and religion / William Sweet --
'The declaration of students of the natural and physical sciences', revisited : youth, science, and religion in mid-Victorian Britain / Hannah Gay --
Theological insights from Charles Darwin / Denis O. Lamoureux --
A model of interaction between science and theology based on the scientific papers of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin / Lodovico Galleni, Marie-Claire Groessens-Van Dyck --
Biology and a theology of evolution / Arthur Peacocke --
Creation, metaphysics, and cosmology / Lawrence Dewan --
Cosmological theories and the question of the existence of a creator / John L. Bell --
Whitehead, God, and relativity / Richard Feist --
Design inferences, fine-tuning, and the prior probability of divine intelligent agency : what the fine-tuning argument shows / Kenneth Einar Himma --
On scientific explanations of God-experiences / Jerome Gellman --
The human genome revolution, society, and religion / Job Kozhamthadam --
Partner of the sciences or object of study? : theology and religion in relation to the sciences / Willem B. Drees --
Beyond naturalism : scientific creativity and theological knowledge / Paul Allen --
Can science provide evidence for metaphysics? / Leslie Armour --
Science and religious belief : some conceptual issues / William Sweet.
Responsibility: edited by William Sweet and Richard Feist.

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