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The Resource Religion in an age of science, Ian G. Barbour

Religion in an age of science, Ian G. Barbour

Label
Religion in an age of science
Title
Religion in an age of science
Statement of responsibility
Ian G. Barbour
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Barbour, Ian G
Dewey number
291.1/75
Index
index present
LC call number
BL240.2
LC item number
.B368 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Gifford lectures
Series volume
v. 1, 1989-1991 [i.e. 1990]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and science
  • Religion et sciences
  • Religion and science
  • Geloof en wetenschap
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Religion
  • Religion and science
Label
Religion in an age of science, Ian G. Barbour
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part One: Religion and the methods of science -- 1. Ways of relating science and religion -- I. Conflict -- 1. Scientific materialism -- 2. Biblical literalism -- II. Independence -- 1. Contrasting method -- 2. Differing languages -- III. Dialogue -- 1. Boundary questions -- 2. Methodological parallels -- IV. Integration -- 1. Natural theology -- 2. Theology of nature -- 3. Systematic synthesis -- 2. Models and paradigms -- I. The structures of science and religion -- 1. Theory and data in science -- 2. Belief and experience in religion -- 3. Story and ritual in Christianity -- II. The role of models -- 1. Models in science -- 2. Models in religion -- 3. Personal and impersonal models -- 4. Christian models -- III. The role of paradigms -- 1. Paradigms in science -- 2. Paradigms in religion -- 3. Paradigms in Christianity -- IV. Tentativeness and commitment -- 1. Tradition and criticism -- 2. Central and peripheral beliefs -- 3. Revelation, faith, and reason -- 3. Similarities and differences -- I. history in science and religion -- 1. Historical explanation -- 2. Story and history in Christianity -- II. Objectivity and relativism -- 1. The social construction of science -- 2. Third world critiques -- 3. Feminist critiques -- III. Religious pluralism -- 1. The interpretation of religious experience -- 2. Between absolutism and relativism -- 3. Conclusions -- Part Two: Religion and the theories of science -- 4. Physics and metaphysics -- I. Quantum theory -- 1. Complementarity -- 2. Interdeterminacy -- 3. Parts and wholes -- 4. Bell's theorem -- II. Relativity and thermodynamics -- 1. Space, time, and matter -- 2. The status of time -- 3. Order and disorder -- III. Metaphysical implications -- 1. The role of mind -- 2. Life, freedom, and God -- 3. Physics and Eastern mysticism -- 4. Conclusions -- 5. Astronomy and creation -- I. The big bang -- 1. Theories in astrophysics -- 2. Theological responses -- II. Creation in Judaism and Christianity -- 1. Historical ideas of creation -- 2. The interpretation of Genesis today -- III. The new cosmology -- 1. Design: the anthropic principle -- 2. Chance: many worlds theories -- 3. Necessity: a theory of everything
  • IV. Theological implications -- 1. Intelligibility and contingency -- 2. Ex Nihilo and continuing creation -- 3. The significance of humanity -- 4. Eschatology and the future -- 6. Evolution and continuing creation -- I. Evolutionary theory -- 1. The modern synthesis -- 2. Current debates -- 3. DNA and the origin of life -- 4. DNA, information, and systems theory -- II. Hierarchy of levels -- 1. Three forms of reduction -- 2. Levels, emergence, and wholes -- 3. Sentience and purposiveness -- III. Theological implications -- 1. Chance and design -- 2. Models of creation -- 3. Creation and evolution: three views -- 4. The integration of creation and evolution -- Part Three: Philosophical and theological reflections -- 7. Human nature -- I. Biology and human nature -- 1. Human origins -- 2. Sociobiology and cultural evolution -- 3. The status of mind -- II. Religion and human nature -- 1. The evolution of religion -- 2. The Biblical view of human nature -- 3. The role of Christ -- III. The human nature -- 1. Science and the human future- -- 2. Theology and the human future -- 8. Process thought -- I. Summary: a multi leveled cosmos -- 1. Medieval and Newtonian views -- 2. The new view of nature -- II. Process philosophy -- 1. An ecological metaphysics -- 2. Diverse levels of experience -- 3. Science and metaphysics -- III. Process theology -- 1. The role of God -- 2. God's action in the world -- 3. Christian process theology -- 4. The problem of evil and suffering -- 9. God and nature -- I. Classical theism -- 1. The monarchical model -- 2. Primary and secondary causes -- II. Some alternatives -- 1. God's self limitation -- 2. Existentialism -- 3. God as agent -- 4. The world as God's body -- III. Process theism -- 1. God as creative participant -- 2. Problems in process theology -- IV. Conclusions
Control code
ocm20056132
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 297 pages
Isbn
9780060603830
Lccn
89045552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o20056132
  • (OCoLC)20056132
Label
Religion in an age of science, Ian G. Barbour
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part One: Religion and the methods of science -- 1. Ways of relating science and religion -- I. Conflict -- 1. Scientific materialism -- 2. Biblical literalism -- II. Independence -- 1. Contrasting method -- 2. Differing languages -- III. Dialogue -- 1. Boundary questions -- 2. Methodological parallels -- IV. Integration -- 1. Natural theology -- 2. Theology of nature -- 3. Systematic synthesis -- 2. Models and paradigms -- I. The structures of science and religion -- 1. Theory and data in science -- 2. Belief and experience in religion -- 3. Story and ritual in Christianity -- II. The role of models -- 1. Models in science -- 2. Models in religion -- 3. Personal and impersonal models -- 4. Christian models -- III. The role of paradigms -- 1. Paradigms in science -- 2. Paradigms in religion -- 3. Paradigms in Christianity -- IV. Tentativeness and commitment -- 1. Tradition and criticism -- 2. Central and peripheral beliefs -- 3. Revelation, faith, and reason -- 3. Similarities and differences -- I. history in science and religion -- 1. Historical explanation -- 2. Story and history in Christianity -- II. Objectivity and relativism -- 1. The social construction of science -- 2. Third world critiques -- 3. Feminist critiques -- III. Religious pluralism -- 1. The interpretation of religious experience -- 2. Between absolutism and relativism -- 3. Conclusions -- Part Two: Religion and the theories of science -- 4. Physics and metaphysics -- I. Quantum theory -- 1. Complementarity -- 2. Interdeterminacy -- 3. Parts and wholes -- 4. Bell's theorem -- II. Relativity and thermodynamics -- 1. Space, time, and matter -- 2. The status of time -- 3. Order and disorder -- III. Metaphysical implications -- 1. The role of mind -- 2. Life, freedom, and God -- 3. Physics and Eastern mysticism -- 4. Conclusions -- 5. Astronomy and creation -- I. The big bang -- 1. Theories in astrophysics -- 2. Theological responses -- II. Creation in Judaism and Christianity -- 1. Historical ideas of creation -- 2. The interpretation of Genesis today -- III. The new cosmology -- 1. Design: the anthropic principle -- 2. Chance: many worlds theories -- 3. Necessity: a theory of everything
  • IV. Theological implications -- 1. Intelligibility and contingency -- 2. Ex Nihilo and continuing creation -- 3. The significance of humanity -- 4. Eschatology and the future -- 6. Evolution and continuing creation -- I. Evolutionary theory -- 1. The modern synthesis -- 2. Current debates -- 3. DNA and the origin of life -- 4. DNA, information, and systems theory -- II. Hierarchy of levels -- 1. Three forms of reduction -- 2. Levels, emergence, and wholes -- 3. Sentience and purposiveness -- III. Theological implications -- 1. Chance and design -- 2. Models of creation -- 3. Creation and evolution: three views -- 4. The integration of creation and evolution -- Part Three: Philosophical and theological reflections -- 7. Human nature -- I. Biology and human nature -- 1. Human origins -- 2. Sociobiology and cultural evolution -- 3. The status of mind -- II. Religion and human nature -- 1. The evolution of religion -- 2. The Biblical view of human nature -- 3. The role of Christ -- III. The human nature -- 1. Science and the human future- -- 2. Theology and the human future -- 8. Process thought -- I. Summary: a multi leveled cosmos -- 1. Medieval and Newtonian views -- 2. The new view of nature -- II. Process philosophy -- 1. An ecological metaphysics -- 2. Diverse levels of experience -- 3. Science and metaphysics -- III. Process theology -- 1. The role of God -- 2. God's action in the world -- 3. Christian process theology -- 4. The problem of evil and suffering -- 9. God and nature -- I. Classical theism -- 1. The monarchical model -- 2. Primary and secondary causes -- II. Some alternatives -- 1. God's self limitation -- 2. Existentialism -- 3. God as agent -- 4. The world as God's body -- III. Process theism -- 1. God as creative participant -- 2. Problems in process theology -- IV. Conclusions
Control code
ocm20056132
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 297 pages
Isbn
9780060603830
Lccn
89045552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o20056132
  • (OCoLC)20056132

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