Science and religion: Christian and Muslim perspectives

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Science and religion: Christian and Muslim perspectives


Marshall, David, editor


Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009

Place of Publication

United States: Washington, DC

No. of Pages

189 p.

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Secondary Classification

5.1; 1.2

Table Of Contents

Introduction / David Marshall -- Building Bridges in Istanbul / Rowan Williams -- Science and the Christian tradition : a brief overview / John Hedley Brooke -- Science and religion in the history of Islam / Ahmad Dallal -- Science and religious belief in the modern world : challenges and opportunities / Denis Alexander -- Biblical texts. Commentary / Ellen F. Davis -- What is creation? Subtle insights from Genesis 1 concerning the order of the world / Michael Welker -- Qurʼānic texts. Commentary / Mustansir Mir -- Classical Christian texts. Commentary : science and religion in the classical Christian tradition / Emmanuel Clapsis -- Classical Islamic texts. Commentary : the importance of al-Ghazālī and Ibn Rushd in the history of Islamic discourse on religion and science / Osman Bakar -- Charles Darwin. Introduction to Darwin and the selected texts / John Hedley Brooke -- Early Arabic views of Darwin / Marwa Elshakry -- Modern Islamic texts. Introduction to Quṭb and al-Shaʻrāwī / Sherine Hamdy -- Pope John Paul II. Commentary / Celia Deane-Drummond -- Afterword / Rowan Williams

Call Number

BL240.3 .B85 2009






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