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Science and the spiritual quest : new essays by leading scientists

Author: W Mark Richardson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addressing fundamental questions about life, this unique volume examines the way in which distinguished scientists of different faiths explore the connections between science, ethics, spirituality  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Science and the spiritual quest.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
(DLC) 2001045709
(OCoLC)47844690
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Mark Richardson
ISBN: 0203398149 9780203398142 0415257662 9780415257664 0415257670 9780415257671 0203399579 9780203399576
OCLC Number: 56602125
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Science, spirituality and religion: an exploration of bridges and gaps / Jocelyn Bell Burnell --
Must not the judge of all the earth do justice? God's nature and the existence of genetic diseases in man / Kenneth S. Kendler --
Theology for nerds / Kevin Kelly --
Science and religion: separate closets in the same house / Allan Sandage --
Does science offer evidence of a purpose and a transcendent reality? / Cyril Domb --
What price reductionism? / Martinez J. Hewlett --
Scientific reduction: adversary or ally? / Robert B. Griffiths --
Computer science, the informational, and Jewish mysticism / Mitchell P. Marcus --
The Islamic worldview and modern cosmology / Bruno Guideroni --
Darwinism and Atheism: a marriage made in heaven? / Michael Ruse --
An historical reality that includes big bang, free will, and elementary particles / Geoffrey F. Chew --
The horrors of humanity and the computation of the self / Michael A. Arbib --
The universe, life, and consciousness / Andrei Linde --
God, approximately / Brian Cantwell Smith --
The challenges and possibilities for western Monotheism / Arthur Peacocke --
One quest, one knowledge / George Sudarshan --
Some concluding reflections / Philip Clayton.
Responsibility: [edited by] W. Mark Richardson [and others].
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'This is a remarkable series of 16 interviews and essays.' - The Scientific and Medical Network 'This is an interesting book that has many illuminating things to say about science.' - Theology

 
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