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5. Creationism and Intelligent Design

5. Creationism and Intelligent Design  

Thomas Dixon

in Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191777172
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10.1093/actrade/9780199295517.003.0005
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‘Creationism and Intelligent Design’ examines why the movement promoting ‘Intelligent Design’ or ‘ID’ has become as popular as it has within certain sectors of American society. The ... More
4. Darwin and evolution

4. Darwin and evolution  

Thomas Dixon

in Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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9780191777172
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10.1093/actrade/9780199295517.003.0004
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‘Darwin and evolution’ explores why the theory of evolution has been considered so dangerous. Religious ideas about the elevated place of humanity in the creation, and especially about the ... More
3. Does God act in nature?

3. Does God act in nature?  

Thomas Dixon

in Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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9780191777172
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10.1093/actrade/9780199295517.003.0003
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Believers as well as sceptics ask themselves whether stories of the miraculous and the supernatural are really credible in a scientific age. ‘Does God act in nature?’ asks: Does the success ... More
2. Galileo and the philosophy of science

2. Galileo and the philosophy of science  

Thomas Dixon

in Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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9780191777172
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10.1093/actrade/9780199295517.003.0002
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Debates about science and religion virtually always involve disagreements about the relative authority of different sources of knowledge. ‘Galileo and the philosophy of science’ looks at ... More
6. Mind and morality

6. Mind and morality  

Thomas Dixon

in Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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9780191777172
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‘Mind and morality’ examines how beliefs about the soul and the afterlife have always been closely connected with concerns about morality and social life in the here and now. In the modern ... More
1. What are science–religion debates really about?

1. What are science–religion debates really about?  

Thomas Dixon

in Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191777172
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10.1093/actrade/9780199295517.003.0001
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‘What are science–religion debates really about?’ explains how there is more to the relationship between science and religion than meets the eye, and certainly more than just conflict. ... More

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