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Rebuilding the Matrix Science and faith in the 21st century Denis Alexander

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ISBN:
9780745951164
Published:
21st June 2002
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
512 pages: 216mm x 138mm

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A thorough and authoritative review by a practising scientist of one of the West's key debates over the last century and a half - do science and religion conflict, or can they go hand in hand? Contents Introduction Ch 1: Why Do We Believe What We Believe? Ch 2: Science and Savages Ch 3: God's Funeral, Science Triumphant? Ch 4: The Bridge to Disenchantment Ch 5: Aristotle's Ghost Ch 6: Hubble's Warning Ch 7: The Warfare Merchants Ch 8: Reweaving the Rainbow Ch.9: Headquarters Nights Ch 10: The Fox and the Hedgehog Ch 11: Determined to Love? Ch 12: King of Infinite Space? Ch 13: Impossible Events Ch 14: Science With a Human Face
Contents Introduction Ch 1: Why Do We Believe What We Believe? Ch 2: Science and Savages Ch 3: God's Funeral, Science Triumphant? Ch 4: The Bridge to Disenchantment Ch 5: Aristotle's Ghost Ch 6: Hubble's Warning Ch 7: The Warfare Merchants Ch 8: Reweaving the Rainbow Ch.9: Headquarters Nights Ch 10: The Fox and the Hedgehog Ch 11: Determined to Love? Ch 12: King of Infinite Space? Ch 13: Impossible Events Ch 14: Science With a Human Face.
Denis Alexander is the Emeritus Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion,St Edmund's College, Cambridge, where he is a Fellow. Dr Alexander was previously Chairman of the Molecular Immunology Programme and Head of the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development at The Babraham Institute, Cambridge. Prior to that he was at the Imperial Cancer Research Laboratories in London (now Cancer Research UK), and spent 15 years developing university departments and laboratories overseas, latterly as Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Medical Faculty of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. There he helped to establish the National Unit of Human Genetics. He was initially an Open Scholar at Oxford reading Biochemistry, before obtaining a PhD in Neurochemistry at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. Dr Alexander writes, lectures and broadcasts widely in the field of science and religion. His Monarch titles include: Creation or Evolution and Is There Purpose in Biology?.

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