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Title The Blackwell companion to science and Christianity / edited by J.B. Stump and Alan G. Padgett
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 644 pages .) : illustrations
Contents Part I. Historical episodes. -- Early Christian belief in creation and the beliefs sustaining the modern scientific endeavor / Christopher B. Kaiser -- The Copernican revolution and the Galileo affair / Maurice A. Finocchiaro -- Women, mechanical science, and God in the early modern period / Jacqueline Broad -- Christian responses to Darwinism in the late nineteenth century / Peter J. Bowler -- Science falsely so called : fundamentalism and science / Edward B. Davis -- Part II. Methodology. -- How to relate Christian faith and science / Mikael Stenmark -- Authority / Nicholas Rescher -- Feminist philosophies of science : towards a prophetic epistemology / Lisa L. Stenmark -- Practical objectivity : keeping natural science natural / Alan G. Padgett -- The evolutionary argument against naturalism / Alvin Plantinga -- Part III. Natural theology. -- Arguments to God from the observable universe / Richard Swinburne -- "God of the gaps" arguments / Gregory E. Ganssle -- Natural theology after modernism / J.B. Stump -- Religious epistemology personified : God without natural theology / Paul K. Moser -- Problems for Christian natural theology / Alexander R. Pruss and Richard M. Gale -- Part IV. Cosmology and physics. -- Modern cosmology and Christian theology / Stephen M. Barr -- Does the universe need God? / Sean Carroll -- Does God love the multiverse? / Don N. Page -- The fine-tuning of the cosmos : a fresh look at its implications / Robin Collins -- Quantum theory and theology / Rodney D. Holder -- Part V. Evolution. -- Creation and evolution / Denis R. Alexander -- Darwinism and atheism : a marriage made in heaven? / Michael Ruse -- Creation and evolutionary convergence / Simon Conway Morris -- Signature in the cell : intelligent design and the DNA enigma / Stephen C. Meyer -- Darwin and intelligent design / Francisco J. Ayala -- Christianity and human evolution / John F. Haught -- Christian theism and life on earth / Paul Draper -- Part VI. The human sciences. -- Toward a cognitive science of Christianity / Justin L. Barrett -- The third wound : has psychology banished the ghost from the machine? / Dylan Evans -- Sociology and Christianity / John H. Evans and Michael S. Evans -- Economics and Christian faith / Robin J. Klay
Part VII. Christian bioethics. -- Shaping human life at the molecular level / James C. Peterson -- An inclusive framework for stem cell research / John F. Kilner -- The problem of transhumanism in the light of philosophy and theology / Philippe Gagnon -- Ecology and the environment / Lisa H. Sideris -- Part VIII. Metaphysical implications. -- Free will and rational choice / E.J. Lowe -- Science, religion, and infinity / Graham Oppy -- God and abstract objects / William Lane Craig -- Laws of nature / Lydia Jaeger -- Part IV. The mind. -- Christianity, neuroscience, and dualism / J.P. Moreland -- The emergence of persons / William Hasker -- Christianity and the extended-mind thesis / Lynne Rudder Baker -- In whose image? Artificial intelligence and the Imago Dei / Noreen Herzfeld -- How science lost its soul, and religion handed it back / Julian Baggini -- Part X. Theology. -- The Trinity and scientific reality / John Polkinghorne -- God and miracle in an age of science / Alan G. Padgett -- Eschatology in science and theology / Robert John Russell -- The quest for transcendence in theology and cosmology / Alexei V. Nesteruk -- Part XI. Significant figures of the twentieth century in science and Christianity. -- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin / James F. Salmon -- Thomas F. Torrance / Tapio Luoma -- Arthur Peacocke / Taede A. Smedes -- Ian G. Barbour / Nathan J. Hallanger -- Wolfhart Pannenberg / Hans Schwarz -- John Polkinghorne / Christopher C. Knight
Summary This book provides a cutting-edge survey of the central ideas at play at the intersection of science and Christianity through 54 original articles by world-leading scholars and rising stars in the discipline
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Religion and science.
Form Electronic book
Author Padgett, Alan G., 1955-
Stump, J. B.
ISBN 1118241452 (electronic bk.)
1118241460 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles Companion to science and Christianity