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  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Science in Islam and the West

    From Shared Heritage to Parting of The Ways, Eighth to Nineteenth Centuries

    By John W. Livingston

    This is a study of science in Muslim society from its rise in the eighth century to the efforts of nineteenth 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;…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Science and the Truthfulness of Beauty

    How the Personal Perspective Discovers Creation

    By Robert Gilbert

    When scientists describe their results or insights as 'beautiful', are they using the term differently from when they use it of a landscape, music or another person? Science and the Truthfulness of Beauty re-examines the way in which seeing beauty in the world plays the key role in scientific…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • @ Worship

    Liturgical Practices in Digital Worlds

    By Teresa Berger

    A host of both very old and entirely new liturgical practices have arisen in digital mediation, from the live-streaming of worship services and "pray-as-you-go" apps, to digital prayer chapels, virtual choirs and online pilgrimages. Cyberspace now even hosts communities of faith that exist entirely…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Man and the Universe

    A Study of the Influence of the Advance in Scientific Knowledge upon our Understanding of Christianity

    By Oliver Lodge

    Originally published in 1908, Lodge applies his background in physics to the study of Christian Theology. He aims to reconcile religious doctrine to scientific theory, calling for a re-interpretation of biblical texts to allow for the integration of science while simultaneously making a case for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology

    Edited by Joshua R. Farris, Charles Taliaferro

    In recent scholarship there is an emerging interest in the integration of philosophy and theology. Philosophers and theologians address the relationship between body and soul and its implications for theological anthropology. In so doing, philosopher-theologians interact with cognitive science,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • God and the Multiverse

    Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Perspectives

    Edited by Klaas Kraay

    In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • A New Science of Religion

    Edited by Greg Dawes, James Maclaurin

    Religious belief, once in the domain of the humanities, has found a new home in the sciences. Promising new developments in the study of religion by cognitive scientists and evolutionary theorists put forward empirical hypotheses regarding the origin, spread, and character of religious beliefs.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Pilgrimage to the National Parks

    Religion and Nature in the United States

    By Lynn Ross-Bryant

    National Parks – ‘America’s Best Idea’ – were from the first seen as sacred sites embodying the God-given specialness of American people and American land, and from the first they were also marked as tourist attractions. The inherent tensions between these two realities ensured the parks would be…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Theology and the Science of Moral Action

    Virtue Ethics, Exemplarity, and Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by James A. Van Slyke, Gregory Peterson, Warren S. Brown, Kevin S. Reimer, Michael L Spezio

    The past decade has witnessed a renaissance in scientific approaches to the study of morality. Once understood to be the domain of moral psychology, the newer approach to morality is largely interdisciplinary, driven in no small part by developments in behavioural economics and evolutionary biology…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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