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Introductory. An overview of the issues / Paul Kurtz
Are science and religion conflicting or complementary? : some thoughts about boundaries / Kendrick Frazier
I. Cosmology and God. A designer universe? / Steven Weinberg
Anthropic design : does the cosmos show evidence of purpose? / Victor J. Stenger
From the anthropic principle to the supernatural / David A. Shotwell
"God's goof," and the universe that knew we were coming / Owen Gingerich
Big-bang cosmology and atheism : why the big bang is no help to theists / Quentin Smith
Holy wars : an astrophysicist ponders the God question / Neil deGrasse Tyson
II. Intelligent design : creationism versus science. Creationism versus evolution / Kendrick Frazier
Skepticism's prospects for unseating intelligent design / William A. Dembski
Design yes, intelligent no : a critique of intelligent-design theory and neocreationism / Massimo Pigliucci
The 'science and religion movement' : an opportunity for improved public understanding of science? / Eugenie C. Scott
A world designed by God : science and creationism in contemporary Islam / Taner Edis
III. Religion and science in conflict. Science and religion in historical perspective / Vern L. Bullough
The Galileo affair / Timothy Moy
Uniting the world
or dividing it : which outlook is truly universal, which parochial in the extreme? / Sir Hermann Bondi
Why getting it right matters : how science prevails / Daniel C. Dennett
The dangerous quest for cooperation between science and religion / Jacob Pandian
Science versus religion : a conversation with my students / Barry A. Palevitz
Credo / Arthur C. Clarke
IV. Science and ethics : two magisteria. Nonoverlapping magisteria / Stephen Jay Gould
You can't have it both ways : irreconcilable differences? / Richard Dawkins
Where the two worlds tangle : there is a conflict in metaphysics
but not in ethics / Richard Feynman
V. The scientific investigation of paranatural claims. Examining claims of the "paranatural" : life after death / Paul Kurtz
After-death communication studies / Richard Wiseman and Cirán O'Keefe
Near-death experiences / Antony Flew
Does the soul exist : from the mythological soul to the conscious brain / Jerome W. Elbert
Efficacy of prayer / Irwin Tessman and Jack Tessman
Science versus shroud science / Joe Nickell
VI. Scientific explanations of religion. Why do people believe or disbelieve? / Paul Kurtz
Supernatural power and cultural evolution / Anthony Layng
The biological roots of religion / Morton Hunt
Whence religious belief? / Steven Pinker
Searching for God in the machine / David C. Noelle
VII. Accommodating science and religion. Science and the unknowable / Martin Gardner
A way of life for agnostics / James Lovelock
Celebrating creation / Chet Raymo
Science and religion in an impersonal universe / Matt Young
Afterthoughts / Paul Kurtz.

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Includes bibliographical references.


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BL240.3 .S346 2003

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