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Science & religion : an introduction

Author: Alister E McGrath
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
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This text looks at the historical, theological, philosophical & scientific aspects of the interaction of science & religion. It includes issues raised by Richard Dawkins concerning evolution, and the anthropic principle in relation to cosmology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alister E McGrath
ISBN: 0631208410 9780631208419 0631208429 9780631208426
OCLC Number: 39001271
Description: xii, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Historical landmarks --
Religion : ally or enemy of science? --
Religion and the philosophy of science --
Science and the philosophy of religion --
Creation and the sciences --
Natural theology : finding God in nature --
Models and analogies in science and religion --
Issues in science and religion --
Case studies in science and religion : Ian G. Barbour (1923- ) ; Charles A. Coulson (1910-1974) ; Wolfhart Pannenberg (1928- ) ; Arthur Peacocke (1924- ) ; John Polkinghorne (1930- ) ; Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) --
Thomas F. Torrance (1913- ).
Other Titles: Science and religion
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