Slaying the Dragons

Slaying the Dragons

Destroying Myths in the History of Science and Faith

Paperback - 2013
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Are science and faith, particularly Christianity, inevitably in conflict, as the New Atheists proclaim? Have they not always been so? Weren't early scientists hounded for their discoveries until Darwin burst on the scene and sent faith packing? Not if you look at the facts, says Dr Allan Chapman, who teaches the History of Science at the University of Oxford. History shows us that Galileo was not the victim of Church persecution - nor did Huxley "win" the debate with Wilberforce. Drawing on contemporary sources, Dr Chapman proves that the history of science and of faith always have been closely intertwined. From the leading scientists of medieval times, many in Holy Orders, to the seventeenth-century Popes who maintained an astronomical observatory in the Vatican, to the Christian people of science today, science and faith have grown up together.
Publisher: Oxford, England : Lion, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780745955834
Characteristics: 256 pages ; 22 cm


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Feb 11, 2014

From this book's publisher's website: "Lion Hudson is committed to publishing quality literature, worldwide, which is true to the Christian faith." ... Further reading: ... “A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom” (1896) by Andrew Dickson White (1832-1918) various publishers: Prometheus Books 1993 pbk ISBN-10: 0879758260. ISBN-13: 978-0879758264 ... or ... Cosimo Classics 2013 pbk Vol. 1 ISBN-10: 1616402733, ISBN-13: 978-1616402730 ... Cosimo Classics 2013 pbk Vol.2 ISBN-10: 1616402741, ISBN-13: 978-1616402747 ... or ... Dover Publications 1960 ... or ... Appleton and Co. 1897.


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