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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Faith, the Natural Sciences and Rumours of Divorce

Mulherin, Chris (2012) The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Faith, the Natural Sciences and Rumours of Divorce. In: God and Science in Classroom and Pulpit. Mosaic Press, Melbourne, pp. 9-26,. ISBN 9781743241370

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    Abstract

    The so-called conflict thesis arguing that there is a fundamental conflict between science and faith is an old one that has been debunked by philosophers and historians. But recently the 'New Atheism' has brought the thesis back to life.

    This chapter is written to help pastors and teachers understand the basic issues so they can help congregations and students to think clearly about the issues.

    Item Type: Book Chapters
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Science, Christianity, naturalism, atheism
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): A - Humanities, general
    A - Philosophy
    Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
    Depositing User: Rev Chris Mulherin
    Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 12:53
    Last Modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:53
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1614

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