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Religion and Science : Historical and Contemporary Issues

Religion and Science : Historical and Contemporary Issues - rev edition

ISBN13: 978-0060609382

Cover of Religion and Science : Historical and Contemporary Issues REV 97 (ISBN 978-0060609382)
ISBN13: 978-0060609382
ISBN10: 0060609389
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 97
Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco
Published: 1997
International: No

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Religion and Science : Historical and Contemporary Issues - REV 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0060609382

Ian G. Barbour

ISBN13: 978-0060609382
ISBN10: 0060609389
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 97
Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco

Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Religion and Science is a definitive contemporary discussion of the many issues surrounding our understanding of God and religious truth and experience in our understanding of God and religious truth and experience in our scientific age. This is a significantly expanded and feshly revised version of Religion in an Age of Science, winner of the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence and the Templeton Book Award. Ian G. Barbour--the premier scholar in the field--has added three crucial historical chapters on physics and metaphysics in the seventeenth century, nature and God in the eighteenth century, and biology and theology in the nineteenth century. He has also added new sections on developments in nature-centered spirituality, information theory, and chaos and complexity theories.

Author Bio

Barbour, Ian G. :

Ian G. Barbour has retired from Carleton College where he was professor of physics, professor of religion, and Bean Professor of Science, Technology, and Society. The "preeminent synthetic in the field" (Cross Currents) he is the author of several influential books, including Ethics in an Age of Technology and Myths, Models, and Paradigms, which was nominated for the National Book Award. He gave the world-renowned Gifford Lectures, 1989-1991.

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