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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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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: 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
Subjects: A - Humanities, general
A - Philosophy
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Rev Chris Mulherin
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 02:53
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2014 02:53
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1614

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