ERIC Number: ED287696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
The Religion/Science Controversy: The Use and Abuse of Science in the Defense of Religion. Proceedings of a Conference (Westville, Indiana, October 5, 1985).
Kanagy, Sherman P., II, Ed.
Science and religion have been referred to as the two strongest general forces which influence humankind. This document contains the proceedings of a conference which was held to address some of the relationships and controversies surrounding these topics. Included are the texts of the major papers presented at the conference. These are: (1) "Science and Other Disciplines" (Harold I. Brown); (2) "Is Scientific Evidence Relevant to Justifying Religious Claims?" (Sherman P. Kanagy, II); (3) "Religion and Science: Fact and Faith" (John W. Klotz); (4) "Conflict, Compartmentalization, and Complementarity: Three Models for Understanding the Relationship between Science and Religion" (Sara Joan Miles); and (5) "Science in Defense of Whose God?" (Frederick A. Niedner, Jr.). The document also contains a direct transcription of the taped panel discussion and question-and-answer period, the names and addresses of the conference attendees, and a resource list dealing with science, Christianity, and pseudoscience. (TW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Purdue Univ., Westville, IN. North Central Campus.
Note: Contains some photographs and drawings that may not reproduce well.