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Science, religion, and society [electronic resource] : an encyclopedia of history, culture, and controversy / edited by Arri Eisen and Gary Laderman ; foreword by the Dalai Lama.

Contributor(s): Eisen, Arri, 1963- | Laderman, Gary, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2007Description: 1 online resource (2 v. (xix, 888 p.)) : ill.ISBN: 9780765621092 (electronic bk.); 0765621096 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Religion and science -- Encyclopedias | Religion and science -- History -- Encyclopedias | RELIGION -- Religion & Science | Geloof en wetenschapGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science, religion, and society.DDC classification: 201/.65 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Integrating science and religion / John Polkinghorne -- Integrating science and religion : a Jewish perspective / Norbert M. Samuelson -- Islam and science / Toby E. Huff -- The place of science in the Hindu worldview / P. Venugopala Rao -- Science and religion in Africa / Gloria Emeagwali -- Science and Native American communities / Keith James -- Native spirituality and science / Phillip H. Duran -- Knowing the world / -- Issues in science and religion : a critical evaluation / Lawrence I. Gould -- Intersecting frontiers in science and religion / Paul Utukuru -- A superior road for life's journey : a scientist explores reality / Jagdish N. Srivastava -- Ichi Tante Mind : a Zen Buddhist perspective / Leslie A. Real -- Islam and science: notes on an ongoing debate / Ibrahim Kalin -- Taoist contributions to science in China / Jiang Sheng -- Religious pluralism and science in Asia / Shigeru Nakayama -- Diversity of the religious experience / Ralph W. Hood Jr. -- Multicultural perspectives on issues in science and religion / Barbara Strassberg -- Learning science in a multicultural, multifaith world / Eva Krugly-Smolska -- Historical Perspectives -- Religion in Ancient Western South America / Charles Stanish -- Science in Pre-Hispanic Western South America / Charles Stanish -- Science in the classical Hindu world / V.V. Raman -- Joseph Needham and Taoism / Shigeru Nakayama -- Islam and premodern science / Muzaffar Iqbal -- Islam and modern science / Muzaffar Iqbal -- Science, philosophy, and religion in Ancient Greece and Rome / Louis A. Ruprecht Jr. -- Patristic theology and Greek natural philosophy / Matthew F. Dowd -- Religion and science in the middle ages / Edward Grant -- Greco-Roman conceptions of the natural world, religion, and leadership in the later Roman empire / Walter Roberts -- Knowledge and accuracy in early Greek historical writing / Gordon Shrimpton -- The development and diffusion of alchemy from antiquity to the Renaissance / Brenda S. Gardenour -- Women's bodies, women's souls : perspectives in the middle ages / Brenda S. Gardenour -- Religion and geography in the early middle ages / Natalia Lozovsky -- The Western calendar : religion and science intertwined / Matthew F. Dowd -- Extraterrestrial life and Christianity / Michael J. Crowe -- Creation, the cosmos, and origins of the Universe -- Creation and origins of the universe / Marcelo Gleiser -- African cosmologies past and present / Hazel Ayanga -- Creation myths of Africa / Gloria Emeagwali and Ayele Bekerie -- The Biblical view of nature / Stephen D. Snobelen -- Galileo, science, and religion / Mariano Artigas -- Isaac Newton : his science and religion / Stephen D. Snobelen -- God and the big bang / Theodore Schick -- Cosmology and the anthropic principle / Victor J. Stenger -- Creationism / Jeffrey Koperski -- Science and the Bible : two views of one reality / Gerald Schroeder -- Is cosmology religiously significant? / Willem B. Drees -- Space in ancient Mesoamerica / Rex Koontz.
Ecology, evolution, and the natural world -- Natural theology, deism, and early modern science / Peter Harrison -- Process theology / Joseph Bracken -- Evolution / Francisco J. Ayala -- Evolution and natural selection / Christopher W. Beck -- Intelligent design / Michael J. Behe -- Evolution and religion / Scott Atran -- The environment in an African spirituality / Adam K. arap Chepkwony -- Environmental ethics / Celia Deane-Drummond -- Science and the sacred / John Ikerd -- Science, religion, and sustainable development / Mikael Stenmark -- Consciousness, mind, and the brain -- The psychology of religion / Christopher Peterson and Nansook Park -- Consciousness and neurotheology / Kelly Bulkeley -- Neurotheology / Carol Rausch Albright -- Neurobiology and consciousness / Imants Baru�ss -- The ethics of psychosurgery and deep brain stimulation / Kenneth R. Livingston -- The mind-body problem / J.P. Moreland -- Extraordinary aspects of reality in altered states / Imants Baru�ss -- Consciousness, ritual, and belief / Kenneth R. Livingston -- Cognitive science of religion / D. Jason Slone -- Healers and Healing -- Shamanism / Alexander Escobar -- Shamanism and science : ancient pathways to healing and understanding / E. Barrie Kavasch -- Shamanism : a biogenetic perspective / Michael Tlanusta Garrett -- Spiritual healing in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church / Getatchew Haile -- African traditional medicine : healing and spirituality / Adam K. arap Chepkwony -- AIDS, science, and religion in Africa / Hazel Ayanga -- Nuwati : Native American wisdom and healing / Michael Tlanusta Garrett -- The role of religion and spirituality in conventional medical treatment / William T. Branch, Jr. -- Interdisciplinary approaches to faith healing / Lisa J. Schwebel -- Does religion cause health? / Doug Oman and Carl E. Thoresen -- Dying and Death -- The blurred boundary : when death displaces life / Joanne D.S. McMahon -- Judaism and ethical issues in end of life care / Elliot N. Dorff -- Hospice / Charles A. Corr -- Prolonging living and dying / Kathy Kinlaw -- Near death experiences / Bruce J. Horacek -- Dissection and autopsy / Toby E. Huff -- Genetics and religion -- Genetics, society, and spirituality / Gaymon Bennett -- Biotechnology and theology / Celia Deane-Drummond -- Religion, ethics, and the Human Genome Project / Margaret R. McLean -- Human reproductive cloning : assessing the concerns / Timothy Caulfield.
Summary: Covers all aspects of the religion and science dichotomy, from humanities to social sciences to natural sciences, and includes articles by theologians, religion scholars, physicians, scientists, historians, and psychologists, among others.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Volume 1 -- Integrating science and religion / John Polkinghorne -- Integrating science and religion : a Jewish perspective / Norbert M. Samuelson -- Islam and science / Toby E. Huff -- The place of science in the Hindu worldview / P. Venugopala Rao -- Science and religion in Africa / Gloria Emeagwali -- Science and Native American communities / Keith James -- Native spirituality and science / Phillip H. Duran -- Knowing the world / -- Issues in science and religion : a critical evaluation / Lawrence I. Gould -- Intersecting frontiers in science and religion / Paul Utukuru -- A superior road for life's journey : a scientist explores reality / Jagdish N. Srivastava -- Ichi Tante Mind : a Zen Buddhist perspective / Leslie A. Real -- Islam and science: notes on an ongoing debate / Ibrahim Kalin -- Taoist contributions to science in China / Jiang Sheng -- Religious pluralism and science in Asia / Shigeru Nakayama -- Diversity of the religious experience / Ralph W. Hood Jr. -- Multicultural perspectives on issues in science and religion / Barbara Strassberg -- Learning science in a multicultural, multifaith world / Eva Krugly-Smolska -- Historical Perspectives -- Religion in Ancient Western South America / Charles Stanish -- Science in Pre-Hispanic Western South America / Charles Stanish -- Science in the classical Hindu world / V.V. Raman -- Joseph Needham and Taoism / Shigeru Nakayama -- Islam and premodern science / Muzaffar Iqbal -- Islam and modern science / Muzaffar Iqbal -- Science, philosophy, and religion in Ancient Greece and Rome / Louis A. Ruprecht Jr. -- Patristic theology and Greek natural philosophy / Matthew F. Dowd -- Religion and science in the middle ages / Edward Grant -- Greco-Roman conceptions of the natural world, religion, and leadership in the later Roman empire / Walter Roberts -- Knowledge and accuracy in early Greek historical writing / Gordon Shrimpton -- The development and diffusion of alchemy from antiquity to the Renaissance / Brenda S. Gardenour -- Women's bodies, women's souls : perspectives in the middle ages / Brenda S. Gardenour -- Religion and geography in the early middle ages / Natalia Lozovsky -- The Western calendar : religion and science intertwined / Matthew F. Dowd -- Extraterrestrial life and Christianity / Michael J. Crowe -- Creation, the cosmos, and origins of the Universe -- Creation and origins of the universe / Marcelo Gleiser -- African cosmologies past and present / Hazel Ayanga -- Creation myths of Africa / Gloria Emeagwali and Ayele Bekerie -- The Biblical view of nature / Stephen D. Snobelen -- Galileo, science, and religion / Mariano Artigas -- Isaac Newton : his science and religion / Stephen D. Snobelen -- God and the big bang / Theodore Schick -- Cosmology and the anthropic principle / Victor J. Stenger -- Creationism / Jeffrey Koperski -- Science and the Bible : two views of one reality / Gerald Schroeder -- Is cosmology religiously significant? / Willem B. Drees -- Space in ancient Mesoamerica / Rex Koontz.

Volume 2 -- Ecology, evolution, and the natural world -- Natural theology, deism, and early modern science / Peter Harrison -- Process theology / Joseph Bracken -- Evolution / Francisco J. Ayala -- Evolution and natural selection / Christopher W. Beck -- Intelligent design / Michael J. Behe -- Evolution and religion / Scott Atran -- The environment in an African spirituality / Adam K. arap Chepkwony -- Environmental ethics / Celia Deane-Drummond -- Science and the sacred / John Ikerd -- Science, religion, and sustainable development / Mikael Stenmark -- Consciousness, mind, and the brain -- The psychology of religion / Christopher Peterson and Nansook Park -- Consciousness and neurotheology / Kelly Bulkeley -- Neurotheology / Carol Rausch Albright -- Neurobiology and consciousness / Imants Baru�ss -- The ethics of psychosurgery and deep brain stimulation / Kenneth R. Livingston -- The mind-body problem / J.P. Moreland -- Extraordinary aspects of reality in altered states / Imants Baru�ss -- Consciousness, ritual, and belief / Kenneth R. Livingston -- Cognitive science of religion / D. Jason Slone -- Healers and Healing -- Shamanism / Alexander Escobar -- Shamanism and science : ancient pathways to healing and understanding / E. Barrie Kavasch -- Shamanism : a biogenetic perspective / Michael Tlanusta Garrett -- Spiritual healing in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church / Getatchew Haile -- African traditional medicine : healing and spirituality / Adam K. arap Chepkwony -- AIDS, science, and religion in Africa / Hazel Ayanga -- Nuwati : Native American wisdom and healing / Michael Tlanusta Garrett -- The role of religion and spirituality in conventional medical treatment / William T. Branch, Jr. -- Interdisciplinary approaches to faith healing / Lisa J. Schwebel -- Does religion cause health? / Doug Oman and Carl E. Thoresen -- Dying and Death -- The blurred boundary : when death displaces life / Joanne D.S. McMahon -- Judaism and ethical issues in end of life care / Elliot N. Dorff -- Hospice / Charles A. Corr -- Prolonging living and dying / Kathy Kinlaw -- Near death experiences / Bruce J. Horacek -- Dissection and autopsy / Toby E. Huff -- Genetics and religion -- Genetics, society, and spirituality / Gaymon Bennett -- Biotechnology and theology / Celia Deane-Drummond -- Religion, ethics, and the Human Genome Project / Margaret R. McLean -- Human reproductive cloning : assessing the concerns / Timothy Caulfield.

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Covers all aspects of the religion and science dichotomy, from humanities to social sciences to natural sciences, and includes articles by theologians, religion scholars, physicians, scientists, historians, and psychologists, among others.

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