Science, Religion, and Society, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765621096
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621092
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 888 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Covers all aspects of the religion and science dichotomy, from humanities to social sciences to natural sciences, and includes articles by theologians, religion scholars, physicians, scientists, historians, and psychologists, among others.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: General Overviews.
2: Introduction to General Overviews.
3: Integrating Science and Religion.
4: Integrating Science and Religion—A Jewish Perspective.
5: Islam and Science.
6: The Place of Science in the Hindu Worldview.
7: Science and Religion in Africa.
8: Science and Native American Communities.
9: Native Spirituality and Science.
10: Knowing the World.
11: Issues in Science and Religion: A Critical Evaluation.
12: Intersecting Frontiers in Science and Religion.
13: A Superior Road for Life’s Journey: A Scientist Explores Reality.
14: Ichi Tante Mind: A Zen Buddhist Perspective.
15: Islam and Science: Notes on an Ongoing Debate.
16: Taoist Contributions to Science in China.
17: Religious Pluralism and Science in Asia.
18: Diversity of the Religious Experience.
19: Multicultural Perspectives on Issues in Science and Religion.
20: Learning Science in a Multicultural, Multifaith World.
21: Historical Perspectives.
22: Introduction to Historical Perspectives.
23: Religion in Ancient Western South America.
24: Science in Pre-Hispanic Western South America.
25: Science in the Classical Hindu World.
26: Joseph Needham and Taoism.
27: Islam and Premodern Science.
28: Islam and Modern Science.
29: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome.
30: Patristic Theology and Greek Natural Philosophy.
31: Religion and Science in the Middle Ages.
32: Greco-Roman Conceptions of the Natural World, Religion, and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire.
33: Knowledge and Accuracy in Early Greek Historical Writing.
34: The Development and Diffusion of Alchemy from Antiquity to the Renaissance.
35: Women’s Bodies, Women’s Souls: Perspectives in the Middle Ages.
36: Religion and Geography in the Early Middle Ages.
37: The Western Calendar: Religion and Science Intertwined.
38: Extraterrestrial Life and Christianity.
39: Creation, the Cosmos, and Origins of the Universe.
40: Introduction to Creation, the Cosmos, and Origins of the Universe.
41: Creation and Origins of the Universe.
42: African Cosmologies Past and Present.
43: Creation Myths of Africa.
44: The Biblical View of Nature.
45: Galileo, Science, and Religion.
46: Isaac Newton: His Science and Religion.
47: God and the Big Bang.
48: Cosmology and the Anthropic Principle.
49: Creationism.
50: Science and the Bible: Two Views of One Reality.
51: Is Cosmology Religiously Significant?.
52: Space in Ancient Mesoamerica.