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When science & Christianity meet

Author: David C Lindberg; Ronald L Numbers
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2003.
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This book, in language accessible to the general reader, investigates twelve of the most notorious, most interesting, and most instructive episodes involving the interaction between science and Christianity, aiming to tell each story in its historical specificity and local particularity. Among the events treated in When Science and Christianity Meet are the Galileo affair, the seventeenth-century clockwork universe,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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When science & Christianity meet.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2003
(DLC) 2002155569
(OCoLC)51266056
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David C Lindberg; Ronald L Numbers
ISBN: 9780226482156 0226482154
OCLC Number: 593284205
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 357 p.) : ill.
Contents: The medieval church encounters the classical tradition : Saint Augustine, Roger Bacon, and the handmaiden metaphor / David C. Lindberg --
Galileo, the Church, and the cosmos / David C. Lindberg --
Christianity and the mechanistic universe / William B. Ashworth Jr. --
Matter, force, and the Christian worldview in the Enlightenment / Thomas H. Broman --
Noah's flood, the ark, and the shaping of early modern natural history / Janet Browne --
Genesis and geology revisited : the order of nature and the nature of order in nineteenth-century Britain / Mott T. Greene --
Men before Adam! : American debates over the unity and antiquity of humanity / G. Blair Nelson --
Re-placing Darwinism and Christianity / David N. Livingston --
Science, miracles, and the prayer-gauge debate / Robert Bruce Mullin --
Psychoanalysis and American Christianity, 190045 / Jon H. Roberts --
The scopes trial in history and legend / Edward J. Larson --
Science without God : natural laws and Christian beliefs / Ronald L. Numbers.
Other Titles: When science and Christianity meet
Responsibility: edited by David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers.

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This book, in language accessible to the general reader, investigates twelve of the most notorious, most interesting, and most instructive episodes involving the interaction between science and Christianity, aiming to tell each story in its historical specificity and local particularity. Among the events treated in When Science and Christianity Meet are the Galileo affair, the seventeenth-century clockwork universe, Noah's ark and flood in the development of natural history, struggles over Darwinian evolution, debates about the origin of the human species, and the Scopes trial. Readers will be.

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