The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

Editor(s): J. B. Stump, Alan G. Padgett

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012 01:21AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444335712

Online ISBN: 9781118241455

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455

About this Book

A cutting-edge survey of contemporary thought at the intersection of science and Christianity.

  • 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
  • Focuses on Christianity's interaction with Science to offer a fine-grained analysis of issues such as multiverse theories in cosmology, convergence in evolution, Intelligent Design, natural theology, human consciousness, artificial intelligence, free will, miracles, and the Trinity, amongst many others
  • Addresses major historical developments in the relationship between science and Christianity, including Christian patristics, the scientific revolution, the reception of Darwin, and twentieth century fundamentalism
  • Divided into 9 Parts: Historical Episodes; Methodology; Natural Theology; Cosmology & Physics; Evolution; The Human Sciences; Christian Bioethics; Metaphysical Implications; The Mind; Theology; and Significant Figures of the 20th Century
  • Includes diverse perspectives and broadens the conversation from the Anglocentric tradition

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Historical Episodes

  2. Part II: Methodology

  3. Part III: Natural Theology

  4. Part IV: Cosmology and Physics

  5. Part V: Evolution

  6. Part VI: The Human Sciences

  7. Part VII: Christian Bioethics

  8. Part VIII: Metaphysical Implications

  9. Part IX: The Mind

  10. Part X: Theology

  11. Part XI: Significant Figures of the Twentieth Century in Science and Christianity

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