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Title Science and religion : Christian and Muslim perspectives : a record of the eighth Building Bridges Seminar convened by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, 16-18 June 2009 / edited by David Marshall
Published Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Cover; Contents; Participants; Introduction; Building Bridges in Istanbul; PART I: SURVEYS; Science and the Christian Tradition: A Brief Overview; Science and Religion in the History of Islam; Science and Religious Belief in the Modern World: Challenges and Opportunities; PART II: TEXTS AND COMMENTARIES; Biblical Texts; Commentary; What Is Creation? Subtle Insights from Genesis 1 Concerning the Order of the World; Qur'anic Texts; Commentary; Classical Christian Texts; Commentary: Science and Religion in the Classical Christian Tradition; Classical Islamic Texts
Commentary: The Importance of al-Ghazalı and Ibn Rushd in the History of Islamic Discourse on Religion and ScienceCharles Darwin; Introduction to Darwin and the Selected Texts; Early Arabic Views of Darwin; Modern Islamic Texts; Introduction to Qutb and al-Sha'rawı; Pope John Paul II; Commentary; Afterword; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary Science and Religion is a record of the 2009 Building Bridges seminar, a dialogue between leading Christian and Muslim scholars convened annually by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The essays in this volume explore how both faith traditions have approached the interface between science and religion and throw light on the ongoing challenges posed by this issue today. The volume includes a selection of relevant texts together with commentary that illuminates the scriptures, the ideas of key religious thinkers, and also the legacy of Charles Darwin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Qurʼan -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses
Bible fast
Qurʼan fast
Subject Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses
Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- Congresses
Islam -- Doctrines -- Congresses
Christianity -- Doctrines -- Congresses
Religion and science -- Congresses
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Religion & Science.
Interfaith relations
Islam -- Doctrines
Religion and science
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, David, 1963-
LC no. 2011041625
ISBN 9781589019447