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A Scientist"s Approach to Religion by Carl Wallace Miller

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Religion & Science,
  • Religion / Religion & Science,
  • Religion - Socialissues

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10510636M
ISBN 100548057257
ISBN 109780548057254

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miller, Carl Wallace, Scientist's approach to religion. New York, The Macmillan company, (OCoLC) Wonderful book on the way that scientists with science framework brains make religion a part (or not) of their lives. Brother Guy is a wonderfully engaging man in person and in print. He has a gift for taking complicated, detail laden subjects and making them sensible to the non specialist/5(39). The religion and science community consists of those scholars who involve themselves with what has been called the "religion-and-science dialogue" or the "religion-and-science field." The community belongs to neither the scientific nor the religious community, but is said to be a third overlapping community of interested and involved scientists, priests, clergymen, theologians . Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals. The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human .

The author of this little book is professor of physics at Brown University. It is a reverential discussion of religion as this scientist views it, arriving at positive affirmations as to the place of religion in the life of modern man. He examines the conflict between tradition and modern knowledge and attempts to discover a spiritual content in the traditional affirmation of the .   "Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think" (Oxford University Press, pages, $) follows a five-year study by Ecklund, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair of Social Sciences and. This question cannot be accurately ed as each scientist has his own subjective approach to religion, just like any other individual. The scientific way to approach anything is humbly and. “Many of the most obvious conflicts between science and religion involve timing issues—the dating of events in Earth’s history. Bible chronologies typically list Adam and Eve at about 4, BC. In contrast, science textbooks can hardly be found that do not refer to human or “pre-human” rema to millions of years old.4/5.

With a title like "Religion and Science" one might be apt to believe that this is a book of comparative essays, conflicting viewpoints one might say. However, what Russell really does is to offer first a historical view of religion's relationship with science and then in latter writings, how that relationship went wrong.4/5. "Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think." Back then, Ecklund surveyed 1, scientists and interviewed She found nearly 50% . This was previously argued in Joshua Moritz’s book Science and Religion (), but this new book takes a different approach with a series of chapters, each written by accomplished experts in their fields (and partially based on books they previously published), that breaks down the argument into components that are each examined in detail Author: Howard Feldman.   Around the world, religion and science have an uncertain relationship. Some scientists, such as biologist and author Richard Dawkins, call it a conflict (Dawkins , ), while others, including National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins (Collins ), insist the two are gh not new, debates about the relationship between science and Cited by: