Bowler, Peter J. (2001) Reconciling science and religionthe debate in early-twentieth-century Britain Chicago : University of Chicago Press,MLA Citation
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Reconciling science and religion [electronic resource] : the debate in early-twentieth-century Britain /
Peter J. Bowler.
|Main Author:||Bowler, Peter J.|
|Published:||Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.|
Science and its conceptual foundations.
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
|Topics:||Religion and science - Great Britain - History - 20th century. | Religion. | RELIGION - General. | Geloof en wetenschap. | Natuurwetenschappen. | Religion et sciences - Grande-Bretagne - 20e siècle.|
|Genres:||Electronic books. | History.|
http://site.ebrary.com/lib/jkmlibrary/detail.action?docID=10431304 (Opens in a new window) Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 479 pages) : illustrations.
|Includes:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-470) and index.
|ISBN:||9780226068572 (electronic bk.)
0226068579 (electronic bk.)
|Summary:||Although much has been written about the vigorous debates over science and religion in the Victorian era, little attention has been paid to their continuing importance in early twentieth-century Britain. Reconciling Science and Religion provides a comprehensive survey of the interplay between British science and religion from the late nineteenth century to World War II. Peter J. Bowler argues that unlike the United States, where a strong fundamentalist opposition to evolutionism developed in the 1920s (most famously expressed in the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925), in Britain there was.