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Science and Religion A New Introduction

ISBN-10: 1405187913

ISBN-13: 9781405187916

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Alister E. McGrath

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.22" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
How To Use This Book
Introducing the Dialogue Between Science and Religion
History: Three Landmark Debates
Why Study History?
Copernicus, Galileo, and the Solar System
Newton, the Mechanical Universe, and Deism
Darwin and the Biological Origins of Humanity
Science and Religion: General Themes
Models of Interaction Between Science and Religion
Science, Religion, and the Explanation of Things
Science, Religion, and Proofs for God's Existence
Verification and Falsification in Science and Religion
Realism and its Alternatives in Science and Religion
The Doctrine of Creation and the Natural Sciences
How Does God Act in the World?
The Use of Models in Science and Religion
Natural Science and Natural Theology
Theoretical Anomalies in Science and Religion
The Development of Theory in Science and Religion
The Interaction of Science and Religion in Other Faiths
Science and Religion: Contemporary Debates
Richard Dawkins and Scientific Atheism: Does Science Deny God?
Cosmology: Does the Anthropic Principle Mean Anything?
Quantum Theory: Complementarity in Science and Religion
Evolutionary Biology: Can One Speak of "Design" in Nature?
Evolutionary Psychology: The Origins of Religious Belief
The Psychology of Religion: Exploring Religious Experience
The Cognitive Science of Religion: Is Religion "Natural"?
Case Studies in Science and Religion
Conclusion
References
Index