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Science and Theology
(5,257 words)

This article covers the historical and conceptual relationships between Western science and Christian thought, especially theology. As we shall see, these relationships have moved in both directions, with theology providing foundational assumptions for certain key scientists, and scientific discoveries challenging theology to revisit and revise its conclusions on several matter…

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Padgett, Alan G., “Science and Theology”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 22 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_S.36>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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