Religion & Science Products

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been concentrated on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Against Methodology in Science and Religion

    Recent debates on rationality and theology

    By Josh Reeves

    Since its development as a field over the last part of the Twentieth Century, scholars in science and religion have been heavily concerned with methodological issues. Following the lead of Thomas Kuhn, many scholars in this interdisciplinary field have offered proposals that purport to show how…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Religion and Technology in India

    Spaces, Practices and Authorities

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristina Myrvold

    Religion tends to flourish when technological developments create new possibilities for communication and representation, and simultaneously change as a consequence of these developments. This book explores intersections between religion and technology in India, at the present and in the colonial…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam

    By Ahmed Ragab

    How did pious medieval Muslims experience health and disease? Rooted in the prophet’s experiences with medicine and healing, Muslim pietistic literature developed cosmologies in which physical suffering and medical interventions interacted with religious obligations and spiritual health. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • In The Shadows of Glories Past

    Jihad for Modern Science in Muslim Societies, 1850 to The Arab Spring

    By John W. Livingston

    The title of this volume implies two things: the greatness of the scientific tradition that Muslims had lost, and the power of the West, in whose threatening shadow reformers now labored to modernize in order to defend themselves against those very powers they were taking as models. Copernicus and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion

    Edited by Roger Trigg, Justin L. Barrett

    The cognitive science of religion is a new discipline that looks at the roots of religious belief in the cognitive architecture of the human mind. The Roots of Religion deals with the philosophical and theological implications of the cognitive science of religion which grounds religious belief in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • God and Natural Order

    Physics, Philosophy, and Theology

    By Shaun C. Henson

    In God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology, Shaun Henson brings a theological approach to bear on contemporary scientific and philosophical debates on the ordered or disordered nature of the universe. Henson engages arguments for a unified theory of the laws of nature, a concept…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion and Biology

    By Ernest E. Unwin

    First published in 1922, this book represents an attempt to outline the biological approach to the questions of religious thought. The author posits the book as a contribution to religious thought in relation to the purpose of God in Nature, providing readers with an overview of the advances and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Science and Religion

    East and West

    Edited by Yiftach Fehige

    This volume situates itself within the context of the rapidly growing interdisciplinary field that is dedicated to the study of the complex interactions between science and religion. It presents an innovative approach insofar as it addresses the Eurocentrism that is still prevalent in this field.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India
    Science and Technology Studies

  • The Rise of Science in Islam and the West

    From Shared Heritage to Parting of The Ways, 8th to 19th Centuries

    By John W. Livingston

    This is a study of science in Muslim society from its rise in the 8th century to the efforts of 19th-century Muslim thinkers and reformers to regain the lost ethos that had given birth to the rich scientific heritage of earlier Muslim civilization. The volume is organized in four parts; the rise of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Challenges of Science

    By Richard Feist

    Does science pose a challenge to religion and religious belief? This question has been a matter of long-standing debate - and it continues to concern not only scholars in philosophy, theology, and the sciences, but also those involved in public educational policy. This volume provides background to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • The Cultures of Creationism

    Anti-Evolutionism in English-Speaking Countries

    By Leslie Carlin

    Even in a world where secular scientific discoveries and assumptions have come to dominate the lives of so many people, science cannot be said to have rendered religion obsolete. Since the nineteenth century, one particular debate has been of central importance in apparent conflicts between science…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

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