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  1. The Nature of Creation

    Examining the Bible and Science

    By Mark Harris

    Series: Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

    It is generally assumed that science and religion are at war. Many now claim that science has made religious belief redundant; others have turned to a literalist interpretation of biblical creation to reject or revise science; others try to resolve Darwin with Genesis. "The Nature of Creation"...

    Published August 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue

    By Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    The publication in 1632 of Galileo’s Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican marked a crucial moment in the ‘scientific revolution’ and helped Galileo become the ‘father of modern science’. The Dialogue contains Galileo’s mature synthesis of astronomy, physics, and...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Science, Reason and Religion

    By Derek Stanesby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophy matters. This is the message of this highly original inquiry into the relationship between science and religion. It is only when we examine the intellectual presuppositions on which science and religion are based, with regard to such fundamentals as truth, objectivity, and realism, that...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy, God and Motion

    By Simon Oliver

    Series: Routledge Radical Orthodoxy

    In the post-Newtonian world motion is assumed to be a simple category which relates to the locomotion of bodies in space, and is usually associated only with physics. This book shows this to be a relatively recent understanding of motion and that prior to the scientific revolution motion...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet
    By Frances Garrett
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Theism and Explanation
    By Gregory W. Dawes
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  3. Contemporary Philosophical Theology
    By Chad Meister, Charles Taliaferro
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  4. Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism
    By Francisca Cho, Richard Squier
    To Be Published October 31st 2015

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