faith and science

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Searching for patterns

How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science, by Michael Shermer

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When Science Meets Religion, by Ian Barbour; Faith, Science, and Understanding, by John Polkinghorne; and Can A Darwinian Be a Christian?, by Michael Ruse

Ian Barbour finds four major options in the current literature on science and religion: conflict, independence, dialogue and integration. Though he clearly prefers the latter two approaches, he explains well the attraction that some people feel for the former two.

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The Big Questions in Science and Religion

Science matters. It matters to people in our local assemblies, to people in hospitals and businesses, to students and faculty in schools and colleges: science is important. Yet religious faith has long been central to humans as well, giving meaning to billions of people.
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When Science and Christianity Meet

Christian faith has generally had an uneasy and sometimes extremely contentious relationship with modern science, a relationship that this book explores. Ably edited by two University of Wisconsin historians of science, David C.
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Deeper Than Darwin: The Prospect for Religion in an Age of Evolution

Here is the mature thought of one of the academy’s most eloquent and learned scholars of religion and science. John F. Haught is both a distinguished professor in the theology department at Georgetown University and director of the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion.