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When Science Meets Religion: Enemies, Strangers, or Partners?

 
 
 
 
When Science Meets Religion: Enemies, Strangers, or Partners?
Author: Ian G. Barbour
ISBN 13: 9780060603816
ISBN 10: 6060381
Edition: N/A
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: 2000-05-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 205
List Price: $16.99
 
 

The Definitive Introduction To The Relationship Between Religion And Science

  • In The Beginning: Why Did the Big Bang Occur?
  • Quantum Physics: A Challenge to Our Assumptions About Reality?
  • Darwin And Genesis: Is Evolution God's Way of Creating?
  • Human Nature: Are We Determined by Our Genes?
  • God And Nature: Can God Act in a Law-Bound World?

Over the centuries and into the new millennium, scientists, theologians, and the general public have shared many questions about the implications of scientific discoveries for religious faith. Nuclear physicist and theologian Ian Barbour, winner of the 1999 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion for his pioneering role in advancing the study of religion and science, presents a clear, contemporary introduction to the essential issues, ideas, and solutions in the relationship between religion and science. In simple, straightforward language, Barbour explores the fascinating topics that illuminate the critical encounter of the spiritual and quantitative dimensions of life.

Robert John Russell

At last we have a volume in religion and science by the pioneer of the field, Ian G. Barbour, which uses Barbour's now classic four-fold typology to address fundamental issues of importance to us all. This book will be an invaluable resource to teachers, scholars, ministers, scientists and everyday inquirers who want to become part of the positive and creative interaction now growing rapidly and internationally between religion and science. Read this book and prepare for a wondrous experience!