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Science and the world"s religions

Patrick McNamara

Science and the world"s religions

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

  • Religion and science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPatrick McNamara and Wesley J. Wildman, editors
    SeriesBrain, behavior, and evolution
    LC ClassificationsBL241 .S3817 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvolumes cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139550M
    ISBN 109780313387326, 9780313387333
    LC Control Number2011049176

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In Science and the World's Religions, experts with scientific and religious backgrounds explore vital existential or practical issues, drawing on whatever sciences are relevant and engaging at least two religious traditions. The multidisciplinary essays exhibit rigorous intellectual, scholarly thinking but are written to clearly communicate to educated adult lay : Wesley J.

Wildman. Science and Religion around the World also provides authoritative discussions of science in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- as well as an exploration of the relationship between science and the loss of religious beliefs.

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A new section was added to The World's Religions. It is entitled “The Primal Religions”. It describes a broad sweep of religions such as those practiced by the Australian Aborigines, by the Native American Indians of North and South America and the religions of the interior of Africa/5(19).

"This volume brings together a set of readable and interesting essays on the impact of religion in the contemporary world. Rather than organizing these around religious traditions, the editor presents them as discussions of timely, lively-topics such as human rights, environmental and gender issues, and the troubling revival of religion in political violence, terrorism, and war, ending with /5(2).

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Genesis describes creation. Christianity, Judaism, and Sufism teach resurrection. Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism teach reincarnation. The Reluctant Messenger of Science and Religion resolves these paradoxes/5. Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions.

With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in this comprehensive : DK. History is full of stories, writings, and the influence of religious beliefs upon entire societies. Temples dedicated to various gods are all over the world. Even though science has not replaced religion in all areas, it offers an intellectually justifiable reason to deny God's sovereignty.

Evolution is a good example. The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions.

This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic. My book is about religions versus science, but that’s really a battle in the greater war between superstition and rationality.

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He had authored at least thirteen books on world's religions and philosophy, and his book The World's Religions (originally titled The Religions of Man) sold over three million Alma mater: Central Methodist University (B.A).

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But surely there can be only one true explanation for reality. Life was either created or it evolved.