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The Resource Science vs. religion : what scientists really think, Elaine Howard Ecklund

Science vs. religion : what scientists really think, Elaine Howard Ecklund

Label
Science vs. religion : what scientists really think
Title
Science vs. religion
Title remainder
what scientists really think
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Howard Ecklund
Title variation
Science versus religion
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"That the longstanding antagonism between science and religion is irreconcilable has been taken for granted. And in the wake of recent controversies over teaching intelligent design and the ethics of stem-cell research, the divide seems as unbridgeable as ever. In Science vs. Religion, Elaine Howard Ecklund investigates this unexamined assumption in the first systematic study of what scientists actually think and feel about religion. In the course of her research, Ecklund surveyed nearly 1,700 scientists and interviewed 275 of them. She finds that most of what we believe about the faith lives of elite scientists is wrong. Nearly 50 percent of them are religious. Many others are what she calls 'spiritual entrepreneurs,' seeking creative ways to work with the tensions between science and faith outside the constraints of traditional religion. The book centers on vivid portraits of 10 representative men and women working in the natural and social sciences at top American research universities"--Cover, p. 2
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ecklund, Elaine Howard
Dewey number
215
Index
index present
LC call number
BL240.3
LC item number
.E25 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and science
  • Scientists
  • Social scientists
  • Naturalists
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
  • Religion
  • Scientists
  • Scientists
Label
Science vs. religion : what scientists really think, Elaine Howard Ecklund
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- pt. 1. Crossing the picket lines : the personal faith of scientists -- The real religious lives of scientists -- The voice of science -- The voice of faith -- Spiritual entrepreneurs -- pt. 2. Society and broader publics -- Suppression or engagement : how scientists handle religion in the classroom -- No God on the quad : efforts toward a purely secular university -- God on the quad : making room for faith on campus -- What scientists are doing wrong that they could be doing right -- Shattering myths, toward dialogue -- Appendix A : The study -- Appendix B : Web and phone survey -- Appendix C : Long interview guide
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 228 pages
Isbn
9780195392982
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009034731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn434126343
  • (OCoLC)434126343
Label
Science vs. religion : what scientists really think, Elaine Howard Ecklund
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- pt. 1. Crossing the picket lines : the personal faith of scientists -- The real religious lives of scientists -- The voice of science -- The voice of faith -- Spiritual entrepreneurs -- pt. 2. Society and broader publics -- Suppression or engagement : how scientists handle religion in the classroom -- No God on the quad : efforts toward a purely secular university -- God on the quad : making room for faith on campus -- What scientists are doing wrong that they could be doing right -- Shattering myths, toward dialogue -- Appendix A : The study -- Appendix B : Web and phone survey -- Appendix C : Long interview guide
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 228 pages
Isbn
9780195392982
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009034731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn434126343
  • (OCoLC)434126343

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