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Science and religion : an introduction / Alister E. McGrath.

Alister E. McGrath, 1953-

Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, c2010.

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  • Title:
    Science and religion : an introduction / Alister E. McGrath.
  • Author: Alister E. McGrath, 1953-
  • Subjects: Religion and science;
    Dewey: 215
  • Publication Details: Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, c2010.
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd ed
  • Description: Contents: Introducing the dialogue between science and religion -- History : three landmark debates -- Why does history matter? -- Debate 1: Copernicus, Galileo and the solar system -- Debate 2: Newton, the mechanical universe, and deism -- Debate 3: Darwin and the biological origins of humanity -- Science and religion : general themes -- Models of interaction between science and religion -- Science, religion, and the explanation of things -- Science, religion, and proofs for God's existence -- Verification and falsification in science and religion -- Realism and its alternatives in science and religion -- The doctrine of creation and the natural sciences -- How does god act in the world? -- The use of models in science and religion -- Natural science and natural theology -- Theoretical anomalies in science and religion -- The development of theory in science and religion -- The interaction of science and religion in other faiths -- Science and religion : contemporary debates -- Richard Dawkins and scientific atheism : does science deny God? -- Cosmology : does the anthropic principle mean anything? -- Quantum theory : complementarity in science and religion -- Evolutionary biology : can one speak of design in nature? -- Evolutionary psychology : the origins of religious belief -- The psychology of religion : exploring religious experience -- The cognitive science of religion : is religion natural? -- Case studies in science and religion -- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) -- Thomas F. Torrance (1913-2007) -- Charles A. Coulson (1910-74) -- Ian R. Barbour (born 1923) -- Arthur Peacocke (1924-2006) -- Wolfhart Pannenberg (born 1928) -- John Polkinghorne (born 1930) -- Nancey Murphy (born 1951) -- Alister E. McGrath (born 1953) -- Philip Clayton (born 1956).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781405187909 (hbk.) : £50.00; ISBN 1405187905 (hbk.) : £50.00; ISBN 9781405187916 (pbk.) : £19.99; ISBN 1405187913 (pbk.) : £19.99; BNB GBA992619; System number: 015376192
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: x, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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