xi, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780567132659 paperback 056713265X paperback
Issues in science and theology (London, England)
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The role of understanding in human nature The origins of science and religion: why do people have the beliefs that they do? From modern to postmodern conceptions of knowledge - where do we stand today? The scientific project: knowledge without meaning? How do we know about the self: theoretical, experimental and neural? 'The end of faith?' Theology as process Faith, science and postmodernity How scientific knowledge changes theology - a case study from original sin Self, knowledge and faith: an approach to constructive dialogue in science and religion The multiplicity of purposes of 'religion and science' Towards understanding 'understanding' in science, epistemology and theology On first principles: Arthur Schopenhauer and bridging the science/religion divide Knowing through narratives? Narrative understanding an the separation between the narrative and non-narrative 'Let me tell you a story': narrative and meaning in science and religion.