Religion & science

    The Smoke of the Soul: Medicine, Physiology and Religion in Early Modern England

    By Richard Sugg

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    What was the soul? Christians agreed that it was the immortal core of each human being. Yet there was no agreement on where the soul was, what it was, or how it could be joined to the body. The Smoke of the Soul explores the anxieties and excitement generated by...

    Time Loops and Space Twists: How God Created the Universe

    By Fred Alan Wolf

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    The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America

    By Candy Gunther Brown

    Hardback £19.99

    This book tells the surprising story of how complementary and alternative medicine, CAM, entered biomedical and evangelical Christian mainstreams despite its roots in non-Christian religions and the lack of scientific evidence of its efficacy and safety.

    The Nature of Creation: Examining the Bible and Science

    By Mark Harris

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    "The Nature of Creation" presents a sustained historical investigation of what the creation texts of the Bible have to say and how this relates to modern scientific ideas of beginnings. The book aims to demonstrate what science and religion can share, and how they differ and ought to differ.

    Sacred Groves and Local Gods: Religion and Environmentalism in South India

    By Eliza F. Kent

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    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu over seven years, Eliza F. Kent offers a compelling examination of the religious and social context in which south India's sacred groves take on meaning for the villagers who maintain them, and shows how they have become objects...

    The Serpent\'s Promise: The Bible Retold as Science

    By Steve Jones

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    The Bible was the first scientific textbook of all; and it got some things right and plenty more wrong. Steve Jones' new book rewrites it in the light of modern science. Are we all descended from a single couple, a real-life Adam and Eve? Was the Bible's great flood really...

    Religion, Science, and Democracy: A Disputational Friendship

    By Lisa L. Stenmark

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    This book uses Hannah Arendt's work to understand the paradoxical role of religion and science in public life and to develop a model for the science and religion discourse which does not focus on truth claims, but rather promotes public discourse and judgment. It advocates the position of the storyteller,...

    Rebirth of the Sacred: Science, Religion, and the New Environmental Ethos

    By Robert Nadeau

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    Argues that a new dialogue between truths of science and religion provides a basis for articulating and disseminating an environmental ethos which could result in the fairly rapid emergence of well organized and highly effective worldwide movement in religious environmentalism

    Faith of Biology and the Biology of Faith

    By Robert E. Pollack

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    An award-winning biologist presents his moving yet deeply reasoned discussion on the intersection of scientific method and religious faith.

    Judaic Technologies of the Word: A Cognitive Analysis of Jewish Cultural Formation

    By Gabriel Levy

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    Judaic Technologies of the Word argues that Judaism does not exist in an abstract space of reflection. Rather, it exists both in artifacts of the material world - such as texts - and in the bodies, brains, hearts, and minds of individual people. More than this, Judaic bodies and texts,...

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