[ BOOKS ] ✮ Secularity and Science Author Elaine Howard Ecklund – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk

[ BOOKS ] ✮ Secularity and Science  Author Elaine Howard Ecklund – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Secularity and Science
  • Elaine Howard Ecklund
  • 03 June 2019
  • 9780190926755

Secularity and Science Do Scientists See Conflict Between Science And Faith Which Cultural Factors Shape The Attitudes Of Scientists Toward Religion Can Scientists Help Show Us A Way To Build Collaboration Between Scientific And Religious Communities, If Such Collaborations Are Even Possible To Answer These Questions And , The Authors Of Secularity And Science What Scientists Around The World Really Think About Religion Completed The Most Comprehensive International Study Of Scientists Attitudes Toward Religion Ever Undertaken, Surveying Than 20,000 Scientists And Conducting In Depth Interviews With Over 600 Of Them From This Wealth Of Data, The Authors Extract The Real Story Of The Relationship Between Science And Religion In The Lives Of Scientists Around The World The Book Makes Four Key Claims There Are Religious Scientists Then We Might Think Religion And Science Overlap In Scientific Work Scientists Even Atheist Scientists See Spirituality In Science And Finally, The Idea That Religion And Science Must Conflict Is Primarily An Invention Of The West Throughout, The Book Couples Nationally Representative Survey Data With Captivating Stories Of Individual Scientists, Whose Experiences Highlight These Important Themes In The Data Secularity And Science Leaves Inaccurate Assumptions About Science And Religion Behind, Offering A New, Nuanced Understanding Of How Science And Religion Interact And How They Can Be Integrated For The Common Good.

About the Author: Elaine Howard Ecklund

Elaine Howard Ecklund is the Herbert S Autrey Chair in Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Rice University, as well as founding director of the Religion and Public Life Program Her current research addresses how individuals use race, gender, and religious identities to bring changes to religious and scientific institutions She is the author of dozens of research articles and four book

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