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Religion and Science (Gifford Lectures Series)

 
 
 
 
Religion and Science (Gifford Lectures Series)
Author: Ian G. Barbour
ISBN 13: 9780060609382
ISBN 10: 60609389
Edition: Rev Sub
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: 1997-08-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $21.99
 
 

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.