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An essential purchase for any library that does not have the larger volume.(Library Journal)
This work is both accessible and authoritative. Editors have taken pains to make sure the writing is consistently approachable and the scholarly depth of the individual contributors in certainly more than adequate to label this volume authoritative.(Research News and Opportunities in Science and Technology)
Ferngren is to be commended for conveying the vitality and influence of science and religion through this series of excellent contributions from leading authors in the field.(Fraser F. Fleming Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith)
Ferngren offers us a selection of essays by leading specialists on the most important issues in the history of science and religion. I know of no other book that so gracefully introduces the reader to this burgeoning field.(Ann Blair, Harvard University)
As one who has read several books on science and religion, this book (edited by Ferngren) ranks high; currently one of the best.
What struck me about this book was its clear departure from the Science vs. Religion stereotype that one encounters in some older histories.
For those who are familiar with the subject, this book will still serve them very well, and forward their knowledge and understanding.
Although I bought it as a used book, it was more marked up than more books I buy. The highlights and marginal notes are restrictive for my use. Read morePublished 10 months ago by riviera
A good review of the ancient and ongoing conflicts between science and religion, from Aristotle to postmodernism as it has occurred in western civilization. Read morePublished 17 months ago by D. Ashbaugh