Science and Religion in the Nineteenth Century


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 249 pp. Cambridge English Prose Texts. Introductory essay plus each chapter is headed by an introduction to the selection, footnotes, bibliography. This volume "centres on the Darwinian controversy . . . placed in the wider context of the earlier debates on geology and evolution; the relation of science to Natural Theology; the effect of Biblical Criticism on the interpretation of Genesis; and the professiona lisation of science by aggressively agnostic scientists." Former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise, text is sturdy and clean. Dust jacket has a bit of edgewear.

Title: Science and Religion in the Nineteenth Century

Author Name: Cosslett, Tess (editor) (William Paley; Robert Chambers; Hugh Miller; Charles Darwin; Charles Goodwin; Leonard Huxley; John Tyndall; Frederick Temple)

Categories: Natural History,

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1984

ISBN Number: 0521244021

ISBN Number 13: 9780521244022

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 24694

Keywords: Science; Religion; Controversy; Nineteenth Century; Darwin; Natural History; Theology;