God, Humanity and the Cosmos - 2nd Edition: A Companion to the Science-Religion Debate

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Christopher Southgate
A&C Black, 2005 M12 1 - 443 páginas
Contributors include: Christopher SouthgateJohn Hedley BrookeCelia Deane-DrummondPaul D. MurrayMichael Robert NegusLawrence OsbornMichael PooleJacqui StewartFraser WattsDavid WilkinsonThis fully revised and updated edition of God, Humanity and the Cosmos includes new chapters by John Hedley Brooke, Paul D. Murray and David Wilkinson.In addition to a systematic exploration of contemporary perspectives in physics, evolutionary biology and psychology as they relate to theological descriptions of the universe, humanity and consciousness, the book now provides a thorough survey of the theological, philosophical and historical issues underpinning the science-religion debate.Contributors also examine such issues as theological responses to the ecological crisis and to biotechnology; how science is treated and valued in education; and the relation of science to Islamic thought.Dr Christopher Southgate is Lecturer in Theology at the University of Exeter.'>

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An introduction to the debate between science
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Exercises
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sources figures and developments 1 3 Typologies of the relationship 1 3 1
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developed 1 121
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indeterminism and their implications 1 18 Developing theology in
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The significance of the theology of creation within Christian
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creation 2 3 The creation narratives of Genesis 13 2 3 1 The sovereignty
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Reformation and the growth of science 2 5 4 The modern period
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Psychology and theology
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Some resources for Christian theology in an ecological
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Some resources for theological thinking on God and the world
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divine action
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Science and education
303
religion debate 11 3 Meetingpoints 11 3 1 The content of science
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sions of Islam 12 4 The universe and its Creator 12 5 The Golden Age
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science
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correlation and compatibility
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Midtwentieth century the unravelling of the positivist
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Theology and the New Physics
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rediscovery of time 5 7 Relativity and the spatialization of time 5 8 Time
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Modern cosmology and universal history 5 155
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composition of the universe 5 20 2 Anthropic features 5 21 Possible
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Monod and the problems of crossexplanatory reductionism 6 13 3 E
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Technology and Christianity
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a new challenge to theology and ethics
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agenda 4 74
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A look to the future
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A note for teachers
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Index
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Dr. Christopher Southgate is Lecturer and Director of Modular Studies at the University of Exeter in England.



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