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Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Thomas Dixon and Adam Shapiro

Very Short Introductions

  • Reveals how the debate between theological and scientific argument has long been fuelled by complex cultural and political contexts
  • Explains the philosophical concepts that shape current debates and how they developed through history
  • Examines landmark episodes in science and religion history, including the Galileo affair, the Scopes “Monkey” trial, and the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Discusses recent developments in global affairs and public policy and how they are affected by science and religion
  • Includes perspectives from non-Christian religions, including the influence of colonialism and postcolonialism on the global spread of science-religion discourse
  • Part of the Very Short introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • New edition includes detailed discussion of contemporary themes and issues, such as science denial, climate change and environmentalism, and religion and public health
  • Provides a broader worldwide perspective, giving greater attention to science-religion issues outside of Europe and North America
  • Includes new material on the influences of missionary and colonialist history on science and religion discourses today

$11.95

Paperback

Published: 24 May 2022

184 Pages | 13 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198831020


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$11.95

Paperback

Published: 24 May 2022

184 Pages | 13 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198831020


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Request Examination Copy


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Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Thomas Dixon and Adam Shapiro

Very Short Introductions

  • Reveals how the debate between theological and scientific argument has long been fuelled by complex cultural and political contexts
  • Explains the philosophical concepts that shape current debates and how they developed through history
  • Examines landmark episodes in science and religion history, including the Galileo affair, the Scopes “Monkey” trial, and the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Discusses recent developments in global affairs and public policy and how they are affected by science and religion
  • Includes perspectives from non-Christian religions, including the influence of colonialism and postcolonialism on the global spread of science-religion discourse
  • Part of the Very Short introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • New edition includes detailed discussion of contemporary themes and issues, such as science denial, climate change and environmentalism, and religion and public health
  • Provides a broader worldwide perspective, giving greater attention to science-religion issues outside of Europe and North America
  • Includes new material on the influences of missionary and colonialist history on science and religion discourses today

$11.95

Paperback

Published: 24 May 2022

184 Pages | 13 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198831020


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Request Examination Copy


Bookseller Code (03)