Providing historical contexts for the science and religion debate, this work explores key interactions between Christianity and science from the middle ages through to the twentieth century.
David C. Lindberg is the Hilldale Professor Emeritus of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Ronald L. Numbers is the Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Together, Lindberg and Numbers edited God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter between Christianity and Science and are currently editing the Cambridge History of Science.
Taken together, these papers provide a comprehensive survey of current thinking on key issues in the relationships between science and religion, pitched - as the editors intended - at just the right level to appeal to students. - Peter J. Bowler, Isis"