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

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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.

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Over the centuries and now into the new millennium, scientists, theologians, and the general public share many questions about the implications of scientific discoveries for religious faith. Trained both as a physicist and as a theologian, Ian Barbour is distinctly qualified to examine the interrelationship between religion and science. When Science Meets Religion is the sum of all he has learned and taught in his illustrious career. In simple, straightforward language, Barbour explores creation and the Big Bang, quantum physics and ultimate reality, evolution and continuing creation, genetics and human nature, God and nature, and other fascinating topics that illuminate the critical encounter of the spiritual and quantitative dimensions of life.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

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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9780060603816
Author:
Barbour, Ian G.
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HarperOne
Author:
Barbour, Ian G.
Author:
by Ian G. Barbour
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San Francisco :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Religion and science
Subject:
Sociology of Religion x
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Cosmology
Subject:
Christian Theology - Cosmology
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Philosophy General
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Edition Number:
1st ed.
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Trade PB
Series Volume:
al-juz® 9
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.29 in 20.80 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Over the centuries and now into the new millennium, scientists, theologians, and the general public share many questions about the implications of scientific discoveries for religious faith. Trained both as a physicist and as a theologian, Ian Barbour is distinctly qualified to examine the interrelationship between religion and science. When Science Meets Religion is the sum of all he has learned and taught in his illustrious career. In simple, straightforward language, Barbour explores creation and the Big Bang, quantum physics and ultimate reality, evolution and continuing creation, genetics and human nature, God and nature, and other fascinating topics that illuminate the critical encounter of the spiritual and quantitative dimensions of life.

"Synopsis" by , 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.

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