Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church

Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church

by Daniel Buxhoeveden, Gayle Woloschak

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ISBN-13: 9781317059042
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Daniel Buxhoeveden is Director of religion and science Initiative at USC. He is the recipient of two grants on Orthodoxy and Science, multiple federal and private grants on neuroscience or evolution, and author on thirty scientific papers and book chapters in neuroscience and evolution. He teaches honors classes on religion and science. Gayle E. Woloschak, Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, is the author of over 130 scientific papers, co-editor of 1 scientific book and the author of 3 books on religion.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Part I Science and Orthodox Christianity: Compatibility and Balance: Living with science: Orthodox elders and saints of the 20th century, Daniel Buxhoeveden; Science and the Cappadocians: Orthodoxy and science in the 4th century, Valerie Karras; Divine action and the laws of nature: an Orthodox perspective on miracles, Christopher Knight; Ecology, evolution and Bulgakov, Gayle Woloschak. Part II Science and Orthodox Christianity: Limitations and Problems: Science and reductionism, Thomas Mether; Limitations of scientific knowledge and Orthodox religious experience, Daniel Buxhoeveden; Discerning the spirit in creation: Orthodox Christianity and environmental science, Bruce Foltz; Orthodox bioethics in the encounter between science and religion, John Breck. Part III Science and Orthodox Christianity: Selected Topics: The broad science-religion dialogue: Maximus, Augustine, and others, Gayle Woloschak; Technology: life and death, Gayle Woloschak; Apophaticism and political economy, C. Clark Carlton; Towards an Orthodox philosophy of science, Thomas Mether; Bibliography; Index.

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