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    DescriptionThe Definitive Introduction ToThe Relationship BetweenReligion And Science∗ In The Beginning: Why Did the Big Bang Occur?∗ Quantum Physics: A Challenge to Our Assumptions About Reality?∗ Darwin And Genesis: Is Evolution God′s Way of Creating?∗ Human Nature: Are We Determined by Our Genes?∗ God And Nature: Can God Act in a Law-Bound World?Over the centuries and into the new millennium, scientists, theologians, and the general public have shared many questions about the implications of scientific discoveries for religious faith. Nuclear physicist and theologian Ian Barbour, winner of the 1999 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion for his pioneering role in advancing the study of religion and science, presents a clear, contemporary introduction to the essential issues, ideas, and solutions in the relationship between religion and science. In simple, straightforward language, Barbour explores the fascinating topics that illuminate the critical encounter of the spiritual and quantitative dimensions of life.


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    Title
    When Science Meets Religion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian G. Barbour
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 205
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 170 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060603816
    ISBN 10: 006060381X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI075000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    BISAC V2.8: REL051000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    DC22: 291.1/75, 291.175
    DC21: 291.175
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BL240.2 .B375 2000
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVCLFSCF
    LC classification: BL240.2.B3
    BISAC V2.8: SCI015000, REL000000, REL067000, REL106000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, QRAB, PDR, PGK
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperSanFrancisco
    Publication date
    11 December 2000
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco
    Review quote
    "Ian Barbour is the "doyen of contemporary writers on science and theology. In this survey of his thinking he writes with his customary well-organized clarity."--John Polkinghorne, author of "Belief in God in an Age of Science"Ian Barbour here distills a lifetime of thinking about how science and religion relate. In spanning the spectrum of the natural and the human sciences, he knows more about this than any other person on Earth, more, I suppose than any other in history. Couple this with his sure-footed capacity for balanced evaluation--a particular focus distinguishing this from his earlier books--and the result is outstanding."--Holmes Rolston, III, author, "Genes, Genesis and God, University Distinguished Professor, Colorado State University"At last we have a volume in religion and science by the pioneer of the field, Ian G. Barbour, which uses Barbour's now classic four-fold typology to address fundamental issues of importance to us all. This book will be an invaluable resource to teachers, scholars, ministers, scientists and everyday inquirers who want to become part of the positive and creative interaction now growing rapidly and internationally between religion and science. Read this book and prepare for a wondrous experience!"--Robert John Russell, Director of The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley"No surer and fairer guide to the proliferating literature on the relation of science and religion can be found than Ian Barbour. In this volume he has made accessible the fruits of his extensive and scholarly studies to those coming new to the field. They, and also those alreadyinvolved in it, will welcome this elegantly organised and presented work."--ArthurPeacocke, Oxford University, author of "From DNA to Dean: Reflections & Explorations of a Priest-Scientist