The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science

April 14, 2008|
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science by Philip Clayton
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The field of ''religion and science'' is exploding in popularity among academics as well as the general reading public. Spawning an increasing number of conferences and courses, this field has shown an unprecedented rate of growth in recent years. Here for the first time is a single-volume introduction to the debate, written by the leading experts. Making no pretence to encyclopaedic neutrality, each chapter defends a major intellectual position - at the heart of the book is a series of ''pro'' and ''con'' papers, covering each of the current ''hot topics'' (such as evolution versus creation, naturalism versus the supernatural). In addition to treatments of questions of methodology and implications for life and practice, the Handbook includes sections devoted to the major scientific disciplines, the major world religions, and the main sub-disciplines in this exciting and ever-expanding field of study.
Philip Clayton is Ingraham Professor at the Claremont School of Theology and a Professor of Philosophy and Religion at the Claremont Graduate University.
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:1040 pages, 9.69 X 6.73 X 2.17 in
Shipping dimensions:1040 pages, 9.69 X 6.73 X 2.17 in
Published:April 14, 2008
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780199543656

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