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Willem B. Drees is professor of philosophy of religion and ethics at Leiden University, the Netherlands, President of ESSSAT, and author of Religion, Science and Naturalism (Cambridge UP, 1996), and Creation: From Nothing until Now (Routledge, 2001).
Zbigniew Liana is Lecturer of Philosophy of Science, Pontifical Academy of Theology.
Hubert Meisinger, Ph.D., is director for environmental affairs at the Center Social Responsibility in Mainz, associate director of studies for science and theology at the Protestant Academy Arnoldshain, associate lecturer in Systematic Theology at Darmstadt University of Technology and Vice-President of ESSSAT. He wrote a study on theological and sociobiological views of altruism: Liebesgebot und Altruismusforschung (Vandenhoeck&Ruprecht, 1996) and co-edited Physik, Kosmologie und Spiritualität (Lang, 2006).
Table of Contents
Progress in Science and Theology
The Reliability of Science and its Cultural Impact
‘Don't drink from that dirty stream!' The Decline of Science and Theology as Source of Wisdom in Europe
Disjoining Wisdom and Knowledge: Science, Theology and the Making of Western Modernity
Wisdom through Communion and Personhood: From Patristic Theology to Contemporary Science
Alexei V. Nesteruk
Walking on Hermeneutic Territory. The Horizons of Sense for a Pilgrim
Where Streams Meet? Ecology, Wisdom and Beauty in Bulgakov, Von Balthasar and Aquinas
Biotechnology and Ethics: A Locus for the Reintegration of Science and Wisdom?
Food Safety and Food Justice: Impacts of Scientific and Religious Cultures
To Know is to Make: Knowledge, Ignorance and Belief in a Technological Society
Walther Ch. Zimmerli