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Routledge Science and Religion Series


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Science and religion have often been thought to be at loggerheads but much contemporary work in this flourishing interdisciplinary field suggests this is far from the case. The Science and Religion Series presents exciting new work to advance interdisciplinary study, research and debate across key themes in science and religion. Contemporary issues in philosophy and theology are debated, as are prevailing cultural assumptions. The series enables leading international authors from a range of different disciplinary perspectives to apply the insights of the various sciences, theology, philosophy and history in order to look at the relations between the different disciplines and the connections that can be made between them. These accessible, stimulating new contributions to key topics across science and religion will appeal particularly to individual academics and researchers, graduates, postgraduates and upper-undergraduate students.

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Science and Religion in Western Literature Critical and Theological Studies

Science and Religion in Western Literature: Critical and Theological Studies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Michael Fuller
August 16, 2022

This book explores ways in which Western literature has engaged with themes found within the field of science and religion, both historically and in the present day. It focuses on works of the imagination as important locations at which human arguments, hopes and fears may be played out. The ...

Emerging Voices in Science and Theology Contributions by Young Women

Emerging Voices in Science and Theology: Contributions by Young Women

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Bethany Sollereder, Alister McGrath
June 01, 2022

This volume engages with the relative absence and underrepresentation of female voices in the field of science and religion, which tends to be dominated by male academics who are in the later stages of their careers. It makes a valuable contribution to correcting this imbalance by showcasing the ...

Divine and Human Providence Philosophical, Psychological and Theological Approaches

Divine and Human Providence: Philosophical, Psychological and Theological Approaches

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Ignacio Silva, Simon Kopf
May 30, 2022

This volume offers an original perspective on divine providence by examining philosophical, psychological, and theological perspectives on human providence as exhibited in virtuous human behaviours. Divine providence is one of the most pressing issues in analytic theology and philosophy of religion...

Intersections of Religion and Astronomy

Intersections of Religion and Astronomy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Chris Corbally, Darry Dinell, Aaron Ricker
May 30, 2022

This volume examines the way in which cultural ideas about "the heavens" shape religious ideas and are shaped by them in return. Our approaches to cosmology have a profound effect on the way in which we each deal with religious questions and participate in the imaginative work of public and private...

Ramified Natural Theology in Science and Religion Moving Forward from Natural Theology

Ramified Natural Theology in Science and Religion: Moving Forward from Natural Theology

1st Edition

By Rodney Holder
April 29, 2022

This book offers a rationale for a new ‘ramified natural theology’ that is in dialogue with both science and historical-critical study of the Bible. Traditionally, knowledge of God has been seen to come from two sources, nature and revelation. However, a rigid separation between these sources ...

New Directions in Theology and Science Beyond Dialogue

New Directions in Theology and Science: Beyond Dialogue

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Harrison, Paul Tyson
January 31, 2022

This book sets out a new agenda for science-theology interactions and offers examples of what that agenda might look like when implemented. It explores, in innovative ways, what follows for science-theology discussions from recent developments in the history of science. The contributions take ...

Science and Religion in India Beyond Disenchantment

Science and Religion in India: Beyond Disenchantment

1st Edition

By Renny Thomas
December 31, 2021

This book provides an in-depth ethnographic study of science and religion in the context of South Asia, giving voice to Indian scientists and shedding valuable light on their engagement with religion. Drawing on biographical, autobiographical, historical, and ethnographic material, the volume ...

Christology and Science

Christology and Science

1st Edition

By F. LeRon Shults
April 28, 2008

The dialogue between theology and science has blossomed in recent decades, but particular beliefs about Jesus Christ have not often been brought to the forefront of this interdisciplinary discussion even in explicitly Christian contexts. This book breaks new ground by explicitly bringing the ...

Providence and Science in a World of Contingency Thomas Aquinas’ Metaphysics of Divine Action

Providence and Science in a World of Contingency: Thomas Aquinas’ Metaphysics of Divine Action

1st Edition

By Ignacio Silva
September 30, 2021

Providence and Science in a World of Contingency offers a novel assessment of the contemporary debate over divine providential action and the natural sciences, suggesting a re-consideration of Thomas Aquinas’ metaphysical doctrine of providence coupled with his account of natural contingency. By ...

The Multiverse and Participatory Metaphysics A Theological Exploration

The Multiverse and Participatory Metaphysics: A Theological Exploration

1st Edition

By Jamie Boulding
September 30, 2021

This book offers a new theological approach to the multiverse hypothesis. With a distinctive methodology, it shows that participatory metaphysics from ancient and medieval sources represents a fertile theological ground on which to grapple with contemporary ideas of the multiverse. There are three...

Islam and Evolution Al-Ghazālī and the Modern Evolutionary Paradigm

Islam and Evolution: Al-Ghazālī and the Modern Evolutionary Paradigm

1st Edition

By Shoaib Ahmed Malik
May 04, 2021

This book attempts to equip the reader with a holistic and accessible account of Islam and evolution. It guides the reader through the different variables that have played a part in the ongoing dialogue between Muslim creationists and evolutionists. This work views the discussion through the lens...

Toward a Theology of Scientific Endeavour The Descent of Science

Toward a Theology of Scientific Endeavour: The Descent of Science

1st Edition

By Christopher B. Kaiser
October 10, 2007

Foundations of science are specific conditions of the cosmos, of human intelligence, of cultural beliefs, and of technological structures that make the pursuit of modern science possible. Each of the four foundations of scientific endeavour can be studied as a topic on its own. The concurrent study...

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