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  1. Pierre Teilhard De Chardin on People and Planet

    By Celia Deane-Drummond

    Humanity's relationship to nature is central to the work of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, an influential priest and scientist of the twentieth century. Teilhard believed that spiritual development must be viewed alongside material development and that evolutionary theory lies at the heart of...

    Published April 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Religion Online

    Finding Faith on the Internet

    Edited by Lorne L. Dawson, Douglas E. Cowan

    Religion Online provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this burgeoning new religious reality, from cyberpilgrimages to neo-pagan chatroom communities. A substantial introduction by the editors presenting the main themes and issues is followed by sixteen chapters addressing core...

    Published June 29th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Science and Spirituality

    The Volatile Connection

    By David Knight

    Until the end of the eighteenth century, almost everyone believed that the empirical world of science could produce evidence for a wise and loving God. By the twenty-first century this comforting certainty has almost vanished. What caused such a cataclysmic change in attitudes to science and to the...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Truth in the Making

    Creative Knowledge in Theology and Philosophy

    By Robert C. Miner

    Series: Routledge Radical Orthodoxy

    Is knowing a purely passive reception of something concrete outside the mind, or when we know something, are we creating something too?Spanning more than 500 years of philosophical enquiry from the Middle Ages to the present day, Robert Miner clarifies modern philosophical conceptions of knowing as...

    Published September 18th 2003 by Routledge

  5. God and Design

    The Teleological Argument and Modern Science

    Edited by Neil A. Manson

    Recent discoveries in physics, cosmology, and biochemistry have captured the public imagination and made the Design Argument - the theory that God created the world according to a specific plan - the object of renewed scientific and philosophical interest. This accessible but serious introduction...

    Published January 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Rationality and the Study of Religion

    Edited by Jeppe S. Jensen, Luther Martin

    Does rationality, the intellectual bedrock of all science, apply to the study of religion?Religion, arguably the most subjective area of human behaviour, has particular challenges associated with its study. Attracting crowd-healers, conjurers, the pious and the prophetic alongside comparativists...

    Published December 26th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Is Nature Ever Evil?

    Religion, Science and Value

    Edited by Willem B. Drees

    Can nature be evil, or ugly, or wrong? Can we apply moral value to nature?From a compellingly original premise, under the auspices of major thinkers including Mary Midgley, Philip Hefner, Arnold Benz and Keith Ward, Is Nature Ever Evil? examines the value-structure of our cosmos and of the science...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. On the Meaning of Life

    By John Cottingham

    Series: Thinking in Action

    The question 'What is the meaning of life?' is one of the most fascinating, oldest and most difficult questions human beings have ever posed themselves. In an increasingly secularized culture, it remains a question to which we are ineluctably and powerfully drawn.Drawing skillfully on a wealth of...

    Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Spirituality and the Near-Death Experience

    By Mark Fox

    This dramatic and sustained response to decades of research into near-death experiences (NDEs) is the first book to credibly bridge the gap between the competing factions of science and spirituality. Neither a religious argument touting NDEs as hard evidence for God, nor a scientific rebuke to...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Science and the Spiritual Quest

    New Essays by Leading Scientists

    By Phillip Clayton, Mark Richardson, Robert J. Russell, Kirk Wegter-McNelly

    Addressing fundamental questions about life, death and the universe, Science and the Spiritual Questexamines the ways in which scientists negotiate the complex frontiers between their scientific and religious beliefs. Distinguished cosmologists, physicians, biologists and computer scientists of...

    Published February 7th 2002 by Routledge