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Science and religion : a historical introduction

Author: Gary B Ferngren
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Science and religion.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)989014231
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Ferngren
ISBN: 0801870380 9780801870385
OCLC Number: 48871135
Description: xiv, 401 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Science and religion : conflict or complexity? The conflict of science and religion / Colin A. Russell ; The historiography of science and religion / David B. Wilson --
Part II: The premodern period. Aristotle and Aristotelianism / Edward Grant ; Early Christian attitudes toward nature / David C. Lindberg ; Medieval science and religion / David C. Lindberg ; Islam / Alnoor Dhanani --
Part III: The scientific revolution. The Copernican revolution / Owen Gingerich ; Galileo Galilei / Richard J. Blackwell ; Early modern Protestantism / Edward B. Davis and Michael P. Winship ; Causation / John Henry ; Mechanical philosophy / Margaret J. Osler ; Isaac Newton / Richard S. Westfall ; Natural theology / John Hedley Brooke --
Part IV: Transformations in geology, biology, and cosmology, 1650-1900. Geology and paleontology / Nicolaas A. Rupke ; Natural history / Peter M. Hess ; Charles Darwin / James Moore ; Evolution / Peter J. Bowler ; Cosmogonies / Ronald L. Numbers --
Part V: The response of religious traditions. Roman Catholicism since Trent / Steven J. Harris ; Evangelicalism and fundamentalism / Mark A. Noll ; Creationism since 1859 / Ronald L. Numbers ; The Scopes trial / Edward J. Larson --
Part VI: The theological implications of modern science. Physics / Richard Olson ; Twentieth-century cosmologies / Craig Sean McConnell ; Scientific naturalism / Edward B. Davis and Robin Collins ; The design argument / William A. Dembski ; Ecology and the environment / David N. Livingstone --
Part VII: Current historiographical issues. Gender / Sara Miles and John Henry ; The social construct of science / Stephen P. Weldon ; Postmodernism / Stephen P. Weldon.
Other Titles: Science & religion
Responsibility: edited by Gary B. Ferngren.
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