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Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life

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Seeks to resolve the gap between science and religion in a volume that explains how creation stories and evolutional theory can coexist, profiling historical leaders while explaining how each science defines the natural and moral world respectively. printing.

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“Daring and thought-provoking . . . A lively retelling of the very real conflict between creationism and evolution in America.”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“ILLUMINATING . . . A RICH TAPESTRY OF FACT AND ANECDOTE . . . [Stephen Jay Gould] engages us with evident delight in the subtle dance of language and ideas. . . . Reading it, we feel ourselves in the great tradition of Montaigne and his successors.”

Los Angeles Times

“ENTERTAINING . . . GOULD MAKES HIS POINTS WITH AUTHORITY, INSIGHT, AND HIS TRADEMARK GOOD HUMOR.”

The Christian Science Monitor

Table of Contents

Problem stated: Preamble — Tale of two Thomases — Fate of two fathers — Problem resolved in principle: NOMA defined and defended — NOMA illustrated — Coda and segue — Historical reasons for conflict: Contingent basis for intensity — Columbus and the flat Earth: example of the fallacy of warfare between science and religion — Defending NOMA from both sides now: struggle against modern creationism — Psychological reasons for conflict: Can nature nurture our hopes? — Nature's cold bath and Darwin's defense of NOMA — Two false paths of irenics.

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ISBN:
9780307801418
Subtitle:
Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
Gould, Stephen Jay
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Publication Date:
20020226
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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