Religion and the Challenges of Science

Religion and the Challenges of Science

William Sweet

Does technology pose a problem to faith and non secular trust? this query has been an issue of long-standing debate - and it maintains to difficulty not just students in philosophy, theology, and the sciences, but additionally these excited by public academic coverage. This quantity offers historical past to the present 'science and faith' debate, but focuses in addition on subject matters the place contemporary dialogue of the relation among technological know-how and faith has been rather concentrated.

The first subject bargains with the heritage of the interrelation of technology and faith. the second one and 3rd subject matters care for the consequences of contemporary paintings in cosmology, biology and so-called clever layout for faith and non secular trust. The fourth topic is anxious with 'conceptual matters' underlying, or implied, within the present debates, corresponding to: Are clinical naturalism and faith appropriate? Are technology and faith our bodies of data or practices or either? Do faith and technology provide conflicting fact claims?

By illuminating modern dialogue within the science-religion debate and by means of outlining the choices to be had in describing the relation among the 2, this quantity can be of curiosity to students and to individuals of the informed public alike.

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