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Faith and science

Author: Paul McCaffrey
Publisher: Ipswich, Mass. : H.W. Wilson, 2013.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 84, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McCaffrey
ISBN: 9780824211196 0824211197 9780824212490 0824212495
OCLC Number: 802890883
Description: xiii, 204 p. : ill., portrait ; 26 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: Reference shelf, v. 84, no. 5.
Other Titles: Faith & science
Responsibility: edited by Paul McCaffrey.


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