Download E-books Reconciling Science And Religion: The Debate in Early-twentieth-century Britain (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations Series) PDF

By Peter J. Bowler

Although a lot has been written concerning the full of life debates over technological know-how and faith within the Victorian period, little awareness has been paid to their carrying on with value in early twentieth-century Britain. Reconciling technological know-how and Religion presents a entire survey of the interaction among British technological know-how and faith from the past due 19th century to international conflict II.

Peter J. Bowler argues that in contrast to the us, the place a powerful fundamentalist competition to evolutionism built within the Twenties (most famously expressed within the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925), in Britain there has been a concerted attempt to reconcile technology and faith. Intellectually conservative scientists championed the reconciliation and have been supported through liberal theologians within the unfastened church buildings and the Church of britain, specially the Anglican "Modernists." well known writers corresponding to Julian Huxley and George Bernard Shaw sought to create a non-Christian faith comparable in a few respects to the Modernist place. more youthful scientists and secularists—including Rationalists equivalent to H. G. Wells and the Marxists—tended to oppose those efforts, as did conservative Christians, who observed the liberal place as a betrayal of the real spirit in their faith. With the elevated social tensions of the Nineteen Thirties, because the church buildings moved towards a neo-orthodoxy unfriendly to average theology and biologists followed the "Modern Synthesis" of genetics and evolutionary thought, the proposed reconciliation fell apart.

Because the tensions among technology and religion—and efforts at reconciling the two—are nonetheless a great deal with us at the present time, Bowler's ebook may be very important for everybody drawn to those issues.

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Download E-books Congress Volume Oslo 1998 (Vetus Testimentum, Supplements) by Andre Lemaire (Editor), Magne Saebo (Editor) (19-Apr-2000) Hardcover PDF

By Magne Saebo (Editor) Andre Lemaire (Editor)

This congress quantity includes not just the most lectures of the XVIth IOSOT Congress, held in Oslo in 1998, but additionally the interventions on the panels on "Intertextuality and the Pluralism of equipment" and on "The Hebrew Bible and History". either the most lectures and the panelists' interventions concentrate on present methodological difficulties and examine imperative questions within the examine of the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony in its atmosphere.

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Download E-books Politik und Religion in der Europäischen Union: Zwischen nationalen Traditionen und Europäisierung PDF

By Hartmut Behr (auth.), Hartmut Behr (eds.)

Wie christlich ist Europa? Wie religiös sind europäische Gesellschaften? Oder gibt es bereits eine europäische Gesellschaft? Und wenn ja, worauf baut sie auf? Glauben wir dem in die Krise geratenen europäischen Verfassungsentwurf, so ist die Europäische Union eine religiös neutrale, wirtschaftliche und politische Gemeinschaft. Verfolgen wir hingegen Europadiskurse in europäischen Gesellschaften von Seiten führender EU-Politiker wie auch von Seiten wissenschaftlicher Diskutanten, so finden wir allerorts Debatten um die, oder eine europäische Werteidentität und ihre religiöse foundation. All das ist genug Stoff, systematisch nach dem Verhältnis von Politik und faith im europäischen Kontext zu fragen. Da das ordnungspolitisch-institutionelle wie geistige Verhältnis von Politik und faith in europäischen Staaten, wie andere Politikfelder auch, von Europäisierungsprozessen betroffen sind, stehen ihre Ausgestaltungen in dem Zwiespalt zwischen nationalen Traditionen und religiöser Vielfalt. Unter diesem Topos suchen die Autoren dieses Bandes aus unterschiedlichen empirischen und theoretischen Perspektiven nach Antworten.

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Download E-books Les Apologistes Grecs du Iie Siècle de Notre Ère (Classic Reprint) (French Edition) PDF

By Aimé Puech

Excerpt from Les Apologistes Grecs du Iie Siècle de Notre Ère

Beaucoup jugeront certainement que j'ai tr0p restreint l'influence de l. a. philosophie sur los angeles théologie naissante; je n'ai pourtant aucunement l'intention de l. a. nier, ni même de los angeles dimi nuer. Mais j'ai european le plus vif souci d'en expliquer los angeles nature véri desk, et de ramener toujours les idées des Apologistes i'l leur principe ce principe n'est pas dans los angeles phiiosophie. Pour l. a. doctrine du Verbe en particulier, ils n'ont pu l'éclaircir et l. a. développer qu'avec l'aide de los angeles philos0phie; mais ils l'ont tromée. Justin même déjà, dans le prologue du ive Évangile. l. a. démarche décisive a été faite avant eux par le mystérieux auteur de ce prologue; il est plus que douteux qu'aucun d'entre eux eût osé prendre, de lui-même. Une initiative aussi hardie.

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Download E-books Aging and the Religious Dimension PDF

By L. Eugene Thomas, Susan A. Eisenhandler

Getting older and faith has been badly ignored within the box of Gerontology. This ebook, containing thirteen chapters of unique conception and examine, is dedicated to realizing where that faith and spirituality carry within the lives of aged individuals. The authors, every one specialists of their personal box, technique this factor from their backgrounds within the social sciences and the arts. total this can be a ground-breaking assortment: it's one of many first makes an attempt to hunt to appreciate the position that faith performs within the lives of aged folks. in response to their quite a few multi-disciplinary views, the authors utilize a number of qualitative and quantitative methodologies in addition to own narrative and literature to grapple with this factor. ultimately, the ebook is exclusive in that it addresses students and scholars, together with the trained layman, instead of the pro by myself.

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