Science and Religion: Understanding the Issues: An Introduction



Science and Religion: Understanding the Issues: An Introduction
From the heliocentric controversy and evolution, to debates on biotechnology and the environment, this book offers a balanced introduction to the key issues in science and religion. A balanced, introductory textbook which fully spans the interface between science and religion, and includes illustrations of scientific concepts throughout Explores key historical issues, including the heliocentric controversy, and evolution, but also topics of current importance, such as biotechnology and environmental issues Appendices include a wide range of biblical readings; excerpts from early philosophers, theologians and scientists, including Aristotle, Aquinas, Hume, Kant, Galileo, Newton, and Darwin; and short works from twentieth and twenty–first century scientists and theologians Accessibly structured in to sections covering cosmology, evolution, and ethics in a scientific age Provides significant coverage of scientific information and balanced explanations of the key debates for introductory students

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