Science and Religion: Understanding the Issues

Science and Religion: Understanding the Issues

Author(s): Nancy Morvillo

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405189668

Online ISBN: 9781444317299

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317299

About this Book

From the heliocentric controversy and evolution, to debates on biotechnology and the environment, this book offers a balanced introduction to the key issues in science and religion.


  • A balanced, introductory textbook which fully spans the interface between science and religion, and includes illustrations of scientific concepts throughout
  • Explores key historical issues, including the heliocentric controversy, and evolution, but also topics of current importance, such as biotechnology and environmental issues
  • Appendices include a wide range of biblical readings; excerpts from early philosophers, theologians and scientists, including Aristotle, Aquinas, Hume, Kant, Galileo, Newton, and Darwin; and short works from twentieth and twenty-first century scientists and theologians
  • Accessibly structured in to sections covering cosmology, evolution, and ethics in a scientific age
  • Provides significant coverage of scientific information and balanced explanations of the key debates for introductory students

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Systems of Thought

  2. Part II: Cosmology

  3. Part III: Evolution

  4. Part IV: Ethics in an Age of Science

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