Science and Religion Paperback
A very short introduction
by Thomas Dixon;
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Science and Religion
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Yet there is much more to the debate than the clash of these extremes. As Thomas Dixon shows in this balanced and thought-provoking introduction, many have seen harmony rather than conflict between faith and science. He explores not only the key philosophical questions that underlie the debate, but also the social, political, and ethical contexts that have made 'science and religion' such a fraught and interesting topic in the modern world, offering perspectives from non-Christian religions and examples from across the physical, biological, and social sciences.
Along the way, he examines landmark historical episodes such as the trial of Galileo by the Inquisition in 1633, and the famous debate between 'Darwin's bulldog' Thomas Huxley and Bishop Wilberforce in Oxford in 1860. The Scopes 'Monkey Trial' in Tennessee in 1925 and the Dover Area School Board case of 2005 are explained with reference to the interaction between religion, law, and education in modern America.
Science and Religion by Thomas Dixon was published by Oxford University Press in July 2008 and is our 34544th best seller. The ISBN for Science and Religion is 9780199295517.
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|Page last updated||18th February 2016|
|Author / Artist||Thomas Dixon|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press (July 2008)|
|Number of Pages||168|