Science and Religion Around the World

Science and Religion Around the World


The earlier quarter-century has visible an explosion of curiosity within the historical past of technological know-how and faith. yet all too usually the students writing it have targeted their awareness nearly solely at the Christian adventure, with purely passing connection with different traditions of either technological know-how and religion. At a time whilst spiritual lack of knowledge and false impression have deadly results, such provincialism needs to be shunned and, during this pioneering attempt to discover the historic kinfolk of what we now name "science" and "religion," the authors transcend the Abrahamic traditions to ascertain the best way nature has been understood and manipulated in areas as various as old China, India, and sub-Saharan Africa. Science and faith round the World additionally offers authoritative discussions of technology in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- in addition to an exploration of the connection among technological know-how and the lack of non secular ideals. The narratives incorporated during this booklet reveal the worth of plural views and of the significance of place for the development and belief of science-religion relations.

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