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By Edward J. Larson,Michael Ruse

ISBN-10: 0300216173

ISBN-13: 9780300216172

A fascinating old survey of the major debates, questions, and controversies on the intersection of technology and religion

all through background, medical discovery has clashed with spiritual dogma, growing clash, controversy, and infrequently violent dispute. during this enlightening and available quantity, exclusive historian and Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Edward Larson and Michael Ruse, thinker of technology and Gifford Lecturer, provide their precise viewpoints at the occasionally contentious dating among technology and faith. The authors discover how scientists, philosophers, and theologians via time and this present day method very important themes, together with cosmology, geology, evolution, genetics, neurobiology, gender, and the surroundings. Broaching their matters from either ancient and philosophical views, Larson and Ruse steer clear of rancor and polemic as they deal with a number of the center concerns at the moment lower than debate by way of the adherents of technology and the advocates of religion, laying off gentle at the richly assorted box of principles on the crossroads the place technological know-how meets religious belief.

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A charming old survey of the main debates, questions, and controversies on the intersection of technology and faith all through heritage, medical discovery has clashed with non secular dogma, growing clash, controversy, and occasionally violent dispute. during this enlightening and obtainable quantity, wonderful historian and Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Edward Larson and Michael Ruse, thinker of technology and Gifford Lecturer, supply their particular viewpoints at the occasionally contentious dating among technology and faith.

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