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Science and religion : Christian and Muslim perspectives

Author: David Marshall
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Features essays that explore how both faith traditions have approached the interface between science and religion and focuses on the ongoing challenges posed by this issue. This title illuminates the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Marshall
ISBN: 9781589019140 1589019148 158901944X 9781589019447
OCLC Number: 809563932
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Description: pages cm
Contents: IntroductionDavid MarshallBuilding Bridges in IstanbulRowan WilliamsPart I: SurveysScience and the Christian Tradition: A Brief OverviewJohn Hedley BrookeScience and Religion in the History of IslamAhmad Dallal Science and Religious Belief in the Modern World: Challenges and OpportunitiesDenis AlexanderPart II: Texts and CommentariesBiblical Texts Commentary Ellen F. Davis What is Creation? Subtle Insights from Genesis 1 Concerning the Order of the World Michael WelkerQur' nic Texts Commentary Mustansir MirClassical Christian Texts Commentary: Science and Religion in the Classical Christian Tradition Emmanuel ClapsisClassical Islamic Texts Commentary: The Importance of al-Ghaz l and Ibn Rushd in the History of Islamic Discourse on Religion and Science Osman Bakar Charles Darwin Introduction to Darwin and the Selected Texts John Hedley Brooke Early Arabic Views of Darwin Marwa Elshakry Modern Islamic Texts Introduction to Qutb and al-Sha'r w Sherine HamdyPope John Paul II Commentary Celia Deane-DrummondAfterwordRowan Williams Index
Responsibility: David Marshall, editor ; afterword by Archbishop Rowan Williams.


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This volume offers a panoramic look at the problem of the relationship between science and religion ... with the firm intention of stimulating further discussion. Islamochristiana For those who have Read more...

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