Table of contents for Science and religion : a historical introduction / edited by Gary B. Ferngren.

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Science and Religion

The Conflict of Science and Religion

The Historiography of Science and Religion

The Premodern PeriodAristotle and Aristotelianism

Early Christian Attitudes toward Nature

Medieval Science and Religion


The Scientific RevlutionThe Copernican Revolution

Galileo Galilei

Early Modern Protestantism


Mechanical Philosophy

Isaac Newton

Natural Theology

Transformations in Geology, Biology, and CosmologyGeology and Paleontology

Natural History

Charles Darwin



The Response of Religious TraditionsRoman Catholic since Trent

Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism

Creation since 1859

The Scopes Trial

The Theological Implications of Modern SciencePhysics

Twentieth-Century Cosmologies

Scientific Naturalism

The Design Argument

Ecology and the Environment

Current Historiographical IssuesGender

The Social Construct of Science


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Religion and science History