Science, Religion, And Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, And Controversy (2 volume set) by Michael E Leek
English | ISBN: 0765680645 | edition 2006 | PDF | 911 pages | 49 mb
The intersection of science and religion through the ages, in various cultures, and in the present are the topics of the essays of this 2-volume reference. Written by academics and other specialists worldwide, the 86 essays are grouped into the broad topics of general overview; historical perspectives; creation, the cosmos, and the origins of the universe; the natural world; consciousness, mind, and the brain; healers and healing; death and dying; and genetics and religion. Each of these sections begins with a general introduction to the topic. A sampling of essay titles includes Taoist contributions to science in China, science in the classical Hindu world, African cosmologies, neurotheology, Navajo spirituality, and near death experiences.