Science and Religion: Understanding the Issues  -     By: Nancy Morvillo
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Science and Religion: Understanding the Issues

Wiley-Blackwell / 2010 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 1405189657
ISBN-13: 9781405189651
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/17/15.

Publisher's Description

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

Author Bio

Nancy Morvillo is Associate Professor of Biology at Florida Southern College and co-director of the Florida Center for Science and Religion. She mentors undergraduate students in original genetic research and has published in a variety of scientific and educational journals.

Editorial Reviews

"This is a well presented and interesting book written in a clear and economic style . . . These suggestions are made in the hope that this excellent work could become essential reading for courses in this country on science and religion."  (Science and Religion, 1 November 2012)

"Recommended. Upper-division undergraduate through professional collections." (Choice, 1 March 2011)

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