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The sacred depths of nature

Author: Ursula Goodenough; International Society for Science and Religion.
Publisher: [Cambridge] : [International Society for Science and Religion], [2007?]
Series: ISSR library, no. 178.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume reconciles the modern scientific understanding of reality with our timeless spiritual yearnings for reverence and continuity, examining topics such as evolution, emotions, sexuality, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula Goodenough; International Society for Science and Religion.
ISBN: 0195136292 9780195136296
OCLC Number: 757339393
Notes: "GU01" -- Spine.
Previously published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1998.
Awards: Winner of Named an Outstanding Academic Book for 1999 by Choice.
Description: xxi, 197 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Origins of the earth --
Origins of life --
How life works --
How an organism works --
How evolution works --
The evolution of biodiversity --
Awareness --
Emotions and meaning --
Sex --
Sexuality --
Multicellularity and death --
Speciation --
Emergent religious principles.
Series Title: ISSR library, no. 178.
Responsibility: Ursula Goodenough.

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