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  1. Theology and the Science of Moral Action

    Virtue Ethics, Exemplarity, and Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by James A. Van Slyke, Gregory Peterson, Warren S. Brown, Kevin S. Reimer, Michael L Spezio

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The past decade has witnessed a renaissance in scientific approaches to the study of morality. Once understood to be the domain of moral psychology, the newer approach to morality is largely interdisciplinary, driven in no small part by developments in behavioural economics and evolutionary biology...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. A New Science of Religion

    Edited by Greg Dawes, James Maclaurin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Religious belief, once in the domain of the humanities, has found a new home in the sciences. Promising new developments in the study of religion by cognitive scientists and evolutionary theorists put forward empirical hypotheses regarding the origin, spread, and character of religious beliefs....

    Published September 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Pilgrimage to the National Parks

    Religion and Nature in the United States

    By Lynn Ross-Bryant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion, Travel, and Tourism

    National Parks – ‘America’s Best Idea’ – were from the first seen as sacred sites embodying the God-given specialness of American people and American land, and from the first they were also marked as tourist attractions. The inherent tensions between these two realities ensured the parks would be...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Hindu Perspectives on Evolution

    Darwin, Dharma, and Design

    By C. Mackenzie Brown

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Providing new insights into the contemporary creationist-evolution debates, this book looks at the Hindu cultural-religious traditions of India, the Hindu Dharma traditions. By focusing on the interaction of religion and science in a Hindu context, it offers a global context for understanding...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Role of Religion in Modern Societies

    Edited by Detlef Pollack, Daniel V.A. Olson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Does modernization lead to the decline of religion? This question lies at the centre of a key debate in the sociology of religion. During the past decade American scholars, using primarily American data, have dominated this debate and have made a strong case that the answer to this question is no....

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Entangled God

    Divine Relationality and Quantum Physics

    By Kirk Wegter-McNelly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In The Entangled God, Kirk Wegter-McNelly addresses the age-old theological question of how God is present to the world by constructing a novel, scientifically informed account of the God–world relation. Drawing on recent scientific and philosophical work in "quantum entanglement," Wegter-McNelly...

    Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Science: The Basics

    By Philip Clayton

    Series: The Basics

    Religion and science are arguably the two most powerful social forces in the world today. But where religion and science were once held to be compatible, most people now perceive them to be in conflict. This unique book provides the best available introduction to the burning debates in this...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Science

    Edited by Sara Fletcher Harding, Nancy Morvillo

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Integral to human nature is the need to seek understanding of the world in which we live, to discover how it works and why. We find our answers to these fundamental questions through different methods; empirical science justifies our observations of the natural world, but religion offers...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Grounding Religion

    A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Whitney Bauman, Richard Bohannon, Kevin O'Brien

    How do religion and the natural world interact with one another? Grounding Religion introduces students to the growing field of religion and ecology, exploring a series of questions about how the religious world influences and is influenced by ecological systems. Grounding Religion examines the...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Creation and Evolution

    By Lenn E. Goodman

    Can religion survive Darwinism? Do scientists entering the lab or heading for the field have to bracket, or reject outright, all religious commitments and convictions? Trenchantly laying out the evidence for natural selection and carefully following and underscoring the themes and theses of Genesis...

    Published February 25th 2010 by Routledge