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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Why Gods Persist

    A Scientific Approach to Religion, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Hinde, Robert Hinde

    What is it about religion that appeals to people? Why do religions and religious beliefs persist in the face of increasing secularisation, harsh criticism and even political persecution? Robert Hinde argues that it is not enough simply to criticize religion, we must understand it - not only how it...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Religion and Science in Context

    A Guide to the Debates

    By Willem B. Drees

    How should we think about religion, science, and their relationship in modern society? Some religious groups oppose evolution; some atheists claim science is on their side. Others reconcile their beliefs with science, or consider science and faith to deal with fundamentally different aspects of...

    Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Theories of Religion

    A Critical Companion

    Edited by Michael Stausberg

    Interest in theories of religion has never been greater. Scholars debate single theoretical approaches in different scholarly journals, while the ‘new atheists’ such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett criticize the whole idea of religion. For everyone eager to understand the current state...

    Published June 18th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Theism and Explanation

    By Gregory W. Dawes

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    In this timely study, Dawes defends the methodological naturalism of the sciences. Though religions offer what appear to be explanations of various facts about the world, the scientist, as scientist, will not take such proposed explanations seriously. Even if no natural explanation were available,...

    Published April 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore

    By David L. Gosling

    Series: India in the Modern World

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights....

    Published August 30th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Gaia and Climate Change

    A Theology of Gift Events

    By Anne Primavesi

    James Lovelock’s Gaia theory revolutionized the understanding of our place and role in the global environment. It is now accepted that our activities over the past two hundred years have contributed to and accelerated the extreme weather events associated with climate change. The fact that those...

    Published August 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. God and Evolution

    A Reader

    Edited by Mary Kathleen Cunningham

    How can we reconcile belief in God and Darwinism, divine action and an evolutionary world? The first book of its kind, this Reader represents the diversity of views which surround the interaction of evolutionary theory and the Christian tradition. Ideal for students with no previous knowledge of...

    Published July 15th 2007 by Routledge