publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . Book . 1999

Religion and science

L. H. Marshall;
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  • Published: 11 Jun 1999
  • Country: United States
Abstract
<jats:p>Philosophical discussion of the relation between modern science and religion has tended to focus on Christianity, because of its dominance in the West. The relations between science and Christianity have been too complex to be described by the ‘warfare’ model popularized by A.D. White (1896) and J.W. Draper (1874). An adequate account of the past two centuries requires a distinction between conservative and liberal positions. Conservative Christians tend to see theology and science as partially intersecting bodies of knowledge. God is revealed in ‘two books’: the Bible and nature. Ideally, science and theology ought to present a single, consistent accoun...
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free text keywords: Multidisciplinary, Religious studies, Education, Development, Business and International Management, Sociology and Political Science, Philosophy, Civil religion, Anthropology of religion, Political science of religion, Center for the Study of Religion and Society, Political science, Lived religion, Comparative theology, Religious studies, Sociology, Social science, Faith, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Fanaticism, Relationship between religion and science, Secularization, Scientism, Atheism, Epistemology, Obscurantism, Ignorance, Sociology of scientific knowledge, Galileo (satellite navigation), symbols.namesake, symbols, Christianity, Environmental ethics, Natural theology, Intellectual history, Theology, Ex nihilo, Prima facie, Image of God, Cognition, Rationality, Magic (paranormal), Philosophy, Secularism, Belief system, Historiography, History, Late Antiquity, Middle Ages, Copernican Revolution, Darwinism
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