By Edward J. Larson,Michael Ruse

A attractive old survey of the major debates, questions, and controversies on the intersection of technological know-how and religion

all through historical past, medical discovery has clashed with non secular dogma, developing clash, controversy, and infrequently violent dispute. during this enlightening and available quantity, individual historian and Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Edward Larson and Michael Ruse, thinker of technological know-how and Gifford Lecturer, supply their designated viewpoints at the occasionally contentious courting among technology and faith. The authors discover how scientists, philosophers, and theologians via time and at the present time method very important subject matters, 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 tackle the various center concerns presently below debate through the adherents of technology and the advocates of religion, laying off mild at the richly different box of principles on the crossroads the place technological know-how meets non secular belief.

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