EBOOK or PDF (Science and Religion A Historical Introduction) AUTHOR Gary B. Ferngren

Good general introduction A book I considered using for a course on Science and Religion This is one of numerous recently ublished books on the topic of the history of the war between science and religion This book is a collection of no less than 30 separate essays on the historical conflict The chapters range all the way "from Aristotle and the early Christian eriod to medieval writers such as St Augustine and Thomas Auinas to the "Aristotle and the early Christian eriod to medieval writers such as St Augustine and Thomas Auinas to the revolution Galileo and Newton and on Christian eriod to medieval writers such as St Augustine and Thomas Auinas to the revolution Galileo and Newton and on the modern Književna groupie 2: Strovaljivanje period with geology biology evolutionhysics astronomy cosmology and finally a chapter on ostmodernism and its relation to scienceThis book certainly covers the ground But I ersonally found it a bit Written by distinguished historians of science and religion the thirty essays in this volume survey the relationship of Western religious traditions to science from the beginning of the Christian era to the late twentieth century This wide ranging collection also introduces a variety of approaches to understanding their intersection suggesting a model not of inalterable conflict but of complex interactionTracing the rise of science from its birth in the medieval West through the scientific revolution the contributors describe major shifts that were marked by di. Science and Religion A Historical IntroductionHindu says we all begin selfish It s expected Just think of the infant what do they think about all day Themselves Then as you "Grow You See Siblings "you see siblings community town state country world worlds and it is here where most turn to religion or spirituallity It s a natural rogression If you resist that s your call But if you go with the natural inclination and most do then you need to read Read books on science and religion and get uestioning Because there s nothing worse than getting to the Big Cul de sac of life and going Whoops This sucks Should have researced this after life thing Poof This book was a reuired reading for one of my freshman year classes at NYU Thoroughly uninteresting and dr. Ism which are at the center of current debates in the historiography understanding and application of scienceContributors Colin A Russell David B Wilson Edward Grant David C Lindberg Alnoor Dhanani Owen Gingerich Richard J Blackwell Edward B Davis Michael P Winship John Henry Margaret J Osler Richard S Westfall John Hedley Brooke Nicolaas A Rupke Peter M Hess James Moore Peter J Bowler Ronald L Numbers Steven J Harris Mark A Noll Edward J Larson Richard Olson Craig Sean McConnell Robin Collins William A Dembski David N Livingstone Sara Miles and Stephen P Weldo. ,

Nsatisfying Because none of these "Authors Really Had The Room "really had the room explore their topic in depth the result is a collection of a lot of short vignettes that really don t rovide all that much new information I ll keep reading OK before you read When Science Meets Religion Enemies Strangers or Partners you need to read this one to get a historical erspective Why read this stuff you ask Well consider that you Won T Live On t live on lanet for than ohhh 75 years at best if you live in a developed country like the US Elsewhere much less If you re not asking uestions about your existence then you are dumb Sorry I don t hold back the Paradise Run punches Want lovin go see your boyfriend girlfriend significant other The. Scoveries such as those of Copernicus Galileo and Isaac Newton and the Catholic and Protestant reactions to them They assess changes in scientific understanding brought about by eighteenth and nineteenth century transformations in geology cosmology and biology together with the responses of both mainstream religious groups and such newer movements as evangelicalism and fundamentalism The book also treats the theological implications of contemporary science and evaluates recent approaches such as environmentalism gender studies social construction andostmodern.