The Resource Handbook of religion and the authority of science, edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer

Handbook of religion and the authority of science, edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer

Label
Handbook of religion and the authority of science
Title
Handbook of religion and the authority of science
Statement of responsibility
edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL240.3
LC item number
.H357 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lewis, James R
  • Hammer, Olav
Series statement
Brill handbooks on contemporary religion,
Series volume
v. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and science
  • Authority
  • Authority
  • Religion and science
Label
Handbook of religion and the authority of science, edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • Jesper Aagarad Peterson
  • Buddhism and East Asian traditions.
  • Buddhism as the "religion of science" :
  • from colonial Ceylon to the laboratories of Harvard
  • David L. McMahan
  • Falun Gong and science :
  • origins, pseudoscience, and China's scientific establishment
  • Helen Farley
  • Metaphorical and metonymical science :
  • constructing authority in a Japanese new religion
  • Theoretical.
  • Christal Whelan
  • When science fiction becomes science fact
  • the role of science, science fiction, and technology in Aum Shinrikyo
  • Martin Repp
  • South Asian traditions.
  • Vivekananda and the scientific legitimation of Avaita Vedānta
  • C. Mackenzie Brown ;
  • How religions appeal to the authority of science
  • James R. Lewis
  • From analogies to narrative entanglement :
  • invoking scientific authority in Indian New Age spirituality
  • Kathinka Frøystad
  • We demand bedrock knowledge :
  • modern Satanism between secularized esotericism and "esotericized" secularism
  • The Sikh scientific ethic :
  • worldly and mystical
  • Richard Cimino
  • The God experiment :
  • Radhasoami's version of science and the rhetoric of guru succession
  • David Christopher Lane
  • Judaism and Islam.
  • The use of medicinal legitimizations in the construction of religious practice :
  • the dietary laws of Judaism
  • Damián Setton
  • Inverted orientalism, Vedic science, and the modern world :
  • Science is just catching up :
  • the Kabbalah Centre and the neo-enlightenment
  • Hanna Skartveit
  • Islamic opposition to the Darwinian theory of evolution
  • Martin Riexinger
  • Christian tradition.
  • Fighting science with science at Pat Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network --
  • Bhaktivedanta and the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
  • Benjamin E. Zeller
  • Madame Blavatsky's children :
  • modern Hindu encounters with Darwinism
  • Meera Nanda
  • The transcendental meditation organization and its encounter with science
  • Cynthia Ann Humes
  • Cathy Gutierrez
  • Popular epistemologies and "spiritual science" in early twentieth-century Buenos Aires
  • Gustavo Andrés Ludueña
  • Parapsychology :
  • naturalising the supernatural, re-enchanting science
  • Egil Asprem
  • New Age and occult.
  • The "scientific" presentation and legitimation of the teaching of synchronicity in New Age literature
  • Jochen Scherer
  • Science as legitimation for spirituality :
  • Carie Little Hersh
  • from The aquarian conspiracy to channelling and A course in Miracles
  • Ruth Bradby
  • Modern Western magic and altered states of consciousness
  • Nevill Drury
  • Legitimizing belief through the authority of science :
  • the case of the Church of Scientology
  • Régis Dericquebourg --
  • Christian science, new thought, and scientific discourse
  • Jeremy Rapport
  • The unification movement :
  • science, religion, and absolute values
  • Sarah M. Lewis
  • Spiritualism and spiritism.
  • Spiritualism and psychical research
  • Charles W. Nuckolls
  • Theories and sceptics.
  • Folklore and discourse :
  • the authority of scientific rhetoric, from state atheism to new spirituality
  • Ülo Valk
  • The phlogiston theory :
  • a late relic of pre-enlightenment science
  • Christopher McIntosh
  • "Oh no, it isn't." :
  • sceptics and the rhetorical use of science in religion
  • Alternative archaeologies.
  • Asbjørn Dyrendal
  • New religions and the science of archaeology :
  • Mormons, the Goddess, and Atlantis
  • Carole M. Cusack
  • Is dialogue between religion and science possible :
  • the case of archaeology and the Goddess Movement
  • Kathryn Rountree
  • Mormon archaeology and the claims of history
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 924 p.
Isbn
9789004187917
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
^^2010036406
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660161959
  • (OCoLC)ocn660161959
Label
Handbook of religion and the authority of science, edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • Jesper Aagarad Peterson
  • Buddhism and East Asian traditions.
  • Buddhism as the "religion of science" :
  • from colonial Ceylon to the laboratories of Harvard
  • David L. McMahan
  • Falun Gong and science :
  • origins, pseudoscience, and China's scientific establishment
  • Helen Farley
  • Metaphorical and metonymical science :
  • constructing authority in a Japanese new religion
  • Theoretical.
  • Christal Whelan
  • When science fiction becomes science fact
  • the role of science, science fiction, and technology in Aum Shinrikyo
  • Martin Repp
  • South Asian traditions.
  • Vivekananda and the scientific legitimation of Avaita Vedānta
  • C. Mackenzie Brown ;
  • How religions appeal to the authority of science
  • James R. Lewis
  • From analogies to narrative entanglement :
  • invoking scientific authority in Indian New Age spirituality
  • Kathinka Frøystad
  • We demand bedrock knowledge :
  • modern Satanism between secularized esotericism and "esotericized" secularism
  • The Sikh scientific ethic :
  • worldly and mystical
  • Richard Cimino
  • The God experiment :
  • Radhasoami's version of science and the rhetoric of guru succession
  • David Christopher Lane
  • Judaism and Islam.
  • The use of medicinal legitimizations in the construction of religious practice :
  • the dietary laws of Judaism
  • Damián Setton
  • Inverted orientalism, Vedic science, and the modern world :
  • Science is just catching up :
  • the Kabbalah Centre and the neo-enlightenment
  • Hanna Skartveit
  • Islamic opposition to the Darwinian theory of evolution
  • Martin Riexinger
  • Christian tradition.
  • Fighting science with science at Pat Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network --
  • Bhaktivedanta and the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
  • Benjamin E. Zeller
  • Madame Blavatsky's children :
  • modern Hindu encounters with Darwinism
  • Meera Nanda
  • The transcendental meditation organization and its encounter with science
  • Cynthia Ann Humes
  • Cathy Gutierrez
  • Popular epistemologies and "spiritual science" in early twentieth-century Buenos Aires
  • Gustavo Andrés Ludueña
  • Parapsychology :
  • naturalising the supernatural, re-enchanting science
  • Egil Asprem
  • New Age and occult.
  • The "scientific" presentation and legitimation of the teaching of synchronicity in New Age literature
  • Jochen Scherer
  • Science as legitimation for spirituality :
  • Carie Little Hersh
  • from The aquarian conspiracy to channelling and A course in Miracles
  • Ruth Bradby
  • Modern Western magic and altered states of consciousness
  • Nevill Drury
  • Legitimizing belief through the authority of science :
  • the case of the Church of Scientology
  • Régis Dericquebourg --
  • Christian science, new thought, and scientific discourse
  • Jeremy Rapport
  • The unification movement :
  • science, religion, and absolute values
  • Sarah M. Lewis
  • Spiritualism and spiritism.
  • Spiritualism and psychical research
  • Charles W. Nuckolls
  • Theories and sceptics.
  • Folklore and discourse :
  • the authority of scientific rhetoric, from state atheism to new spirituality
  • Ülo Valk
  • The phlogiston theory :
  • a late relic of pre-enlightenment science
  • Christopher McIntosh
  • "Oh no, it isn't." :
  • sceptics and the rhetorical use of science in religion
  • Alternative archaeologies.
  • Asbjørn Dyrendal
  • New religions and the science of archaeology :
  • Mormons, the Goddess, and Atlantis
  • Carole M. Cusack
  • Is dialogue between religion and science possible :
  • the case of archaeology and the Goddess Movement
  • Kathryn Rountree
  • Mormon archaeology and the claims of history
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 924 p.
Isbn
9789004187917
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
^^2010036406
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660161959
  • (OCoLC)ocn660161959

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