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Reconciling science and religion [electronic resource] : the debate in early-twentieth-century Britain /

Peter J. Bowler.

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Main Author: Bowler, Peter J.
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Series: 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.
Regions: Great Britain.
Genres: Electronic books. | History.
Online Access: Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary
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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.
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