Science and Religion:
5 Questions

A collection of interviews with some of the world's leading philosophers, scientists, theologians, apologists, and atheists

Edited by Gregg D. Caruso 

Are science and religion compatible when it comes to understanding cosmology (the origin of the universe), biology (the origin of life and of the human species), ethics, and the human mind (minds, brains, souls, and free will)? Do science and religion occupy non-overlapping magisteria? Is Intelligent Design a scientific theory? How do the various faith traditions view the relationship between science and religion? What, if any, are the limits of scientific explanation? What are the most important open questions, problems, or challenges confronting the relationship between science and religion, and what are the prospects for progress? These and other questions are explored in Science and Religion: 5 Questions—a collection of thirty-three interviews based on 5 questions presented to some of the world's most influential and prominent philosophers, scientists, theologians, apologists, and atheists. 


Contributors:
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Simon Blackburn

Susan Blackmore
(Distinguished Skeptic Award)

Sean Carroll

William Lane Craig





William Dembski





Daniel C. Dennett
(Humanist of the Year, 2004)
(Erasmus Prize)





  George F. R. Ellis
(Templeton Prize Winner)
(Herschel Medal, RSSA)
(Star of South Africa Medal)
(Order of Mapungubwe)





Owen Flanagan


Owen Gingerich
(Prix Jules Janssen Prize)



Rebecca Goldstein
(Humanist of the Year, 2011)
(Freethought Heroine, 2011)




John F. Haught

 



Muzaffar Iqbal



Lawrence Krauss
(National Science Board's Public Service Medal Winner)



Colin McGinn



Alister McGrath


Mary Midgley



Seyyed Hossein Nasr



Timothy O'Connor




Massimo Pigliucci





Rev. John Polkinghorne
(Templeton Prize Winner)
(Knighted (KBE), 1997)




James Randi
(Lifetime Achievement Award,
American Humanist Association)




Alex Rosenberg



Michael Ruse




Robert John Russell


John Searle
(National Humanities Medal)
(Jean Nicod Prize) 



Michael Shermer
(Carl Sagan Award for Public Understanding of Science)
 
 



Victor Stenger



Robert Thurman
("The leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism" NYT)
(Time Magazine's 25 Most Influential Americans, 1997)



Michael Tooley



Charles Townes
(Nobel Prize Laureate)
(Templeton Prize Winner)
(National Medal of Science)



Peter van Inwagen



Keith Ward




Rabbi David Wolpe
("Most Influential Rabbi in America," Newsweek 2012)


Edited by:

Gregg D. Caruso

 




 
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