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Evangelicals and science in historical perspective [[electronic resource] /] / edited by David N. Livingstone, D.G. Hart, Mark A. Noll

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Titolo: Evangelicals and science in historical perspective [[electronic resource] /] / edited by David N. Livingstone, D.G. Hart, Mark A. Noll Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: New York, : Oxford University Press, 1999
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (358 p.)
Disciplina: 261.5/5
Soggetto topico: Religion and science - History
Evangelicalism - History
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: LivingstoneDavid N. <1953->  
HartD. G (Darryl G.)  
NollMark A. <1946->  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Introduction: Placing Evangelical Encounters with Science; 1 The History of Science and Religion: Some Evangelical Dimensions; 2 The Puritan Thesis Revisited; 3 Christianity and Early Modern Science: The Foster Thesis Reconsidered; 4 Science, Theology, and Society: From Cotton Mather to William Jennings Bryan; 5 Science and Evangelical Theology in Britain from Wesley to Orr; 6 Science, Natural Theology, and Evangelicalism in Early Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Thomas Chalmers and the Evidence Controversy; 7 Scriptural Geology in America; 8 Situating Evangelical Responses to Evolution
9 Telling Tales: Evangelicals and the Darwin Legend10 Creating Creationism: Meanings and Uses since the Age of Agassiz; 11 A Sign for an Unbelieving Age: Evangelicals and the Search for Noah's Ark; 12 ""The Science of Duty"": Moral Philosophy and the Epistemology of Science in Nineteenth-Century America; 13 Toward a Christian Social Science in Canada, 1890-1930; 14 Evangelicals, Biblical Scholarship, and the Politics of the Modern American Academy; Afterword; 15 The Meaning of Science for Christians: A New Dialogue on Olympus; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T
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Sommario/riassunto: Comprising papers by such distinguished scholars as John Headley Brooke, James R. Moore, Ronald Numbers, and George Marsden, this collection shows that questions of science have been central to evangelical history in the United States, as well as in Britain and Canada.
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ISBN: 1-280-47002-X
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910456001503321
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Serie: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)