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Science and religious belief

Colin Archibald Russell

Science and religious belief

a selection of recent historical studies ; readings

by Colin Archibald Russell

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Published by University of London Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by C.A. Russell for the Open University Course: "Science and belief: from Copernicus to Darwin".
    Series[Open University set book]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14508646M

    The relationship between science and religion is contingent upon at least three factors: the period of time in question, the religion of interest, and the views of specific individuals. Science fiction will sometimes address the topic of religious themes are used to convey a broader message, but others confront the subject head-on—contemplating, for example, how attitudes towards faith might shift in the wake of ever-advancing technological progress, or offering creative scientific explanations for the apparently mystical events related in religious texts.

    The modern dialogue between religion and science is rooted in Ian Barbour's book Issues in Science and Religion. Since that time it has grown into a serious academic field, with academic chairs in the subject area, and two dedicated academic journals, Zygon and Theology and Science. Even though science has not replaced religion in all areas, it offers an intellectually justifiable reason to deny God's sovereignty. Evolution is a good example. When a society is powerless to control its future and is vulnerable to the elements of nature, it turns to that which is in control of those things: god(s).

    Explore our list of Science Fiction - Science & Religion Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Islamist author Muhammad Qutb (brother of and promoter of Sayyid Qutb) in his influential book Islam, the misunderstood religion, states that "science is a powerful instrument" to increase human knowledge but has become a "corrupting influence on men's thoughts and feelings" for half the world's population, steering them away from the Right Path.


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