By Edited by Nancy K. Frankenberry,Nancy K. Frankenberry
The religion of Scientists is an anthology of writings via twenty-one mythical scientists, from the sunrise of the medical Revolution to the frontiers of technology at the present time, approximately their religion, their perspectives approximately God, and where faith holds--or doesn't--in their lives in gentle in their dedication to technology. this is often the 1st ebook to assemble such a lot of world-renowned figures of Western technological know-how and current them of their personal phrases, delivering an intimate window into their deepest and public reflections on technological know-how and faith.
top faith student Nancy Frankenberry attracts from diaries, own letters, speeches, essays, and interviews, and divulges that the religion of scientists can take many alternative kinds, even if non secular or secular, supernatural or naturalistic, traditional or unorthodox. those eloquent writings replicate a spectrum of perspectives from different parts of clinical inquiry. Represented listed here are one of the most influential and vast personalities within the historical past of technology, from the founders of technological know-how similar to Galileo, Johannes Kepler, Francis Bacon, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Albert Einstein, to modern day scientists like Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, Jane Goodall, Freeman Dyson, Stephen Hawking, Edward O. Wilson, and Ursula Goodenough. Frankenberry offers a common creation in addition to concise introductions to every bankruptcy that position those writings in context and recommend additional interpreting from the newest scholarship.
As brilliant because it is illuminating and encouraging, The religion of Scientists is fundamental for college students, students, and somebody looking to immerse themselves in vital questions about God, the universe, and science.