By Peter M.J Hess,Paul L. Allen
When most folks take into consideration Catholicism and technological know-how, they'll instantly think about one of many recognized occasions within the background of technological know-how - the condemnation of Galileo via the Roman Catholic Church. however the interplay of Catholics with technology has been - and is - way more advanced and optimistic than that depicted within the legend of the Galileo affair. figuring out the wildlife has continuously been a energy of Catholic notion and examine - from the nice theologians of the center a while to the current day - and technology has been an indicator of Catholic schooling for centuries.
Catholicism and Science, a quantity within the Greenwood publications to technology and Religion sequence, covers all facets of the connection of technology and the Church: How Catholics interacted with the profound adjustments within the actual sciences (natural philosophy) and organic sciences (natural background) through the medical Revolution; how Catholic scientists reacted to the speculation of evolution and their makes an attempt to make evolution suitable with Catholic theology; and the consequences of Roman Catholic doctrinal and ethical teachings for neuroscientific study, and for research into genetics and cloning.
The quantity comprises fundamental resource files, a thesaurus and timeline of significant occasions, and an annotated bibliography of the main valuable works for extra research
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