The Constant Fire

The Constant Fire

Beyond the Science Vs. Religion Debate

Book - 2009
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"Eloquent, urgent, and inspiring, The Constant Fire tackles the acrimonious debate between science and religion, taking us beyond its stagnant parameters into the wider domain of human spiritual experience. From a Neolithic archaeological site in Ireland to modern theories of star formation, Adam Frank traverses a wide terrain, broadening our sights and allowing us to imagine an alternative perspective. Drawing from his experience as a practicing astrophysicist and from the writings of the great scholars of religion, philosophy, and mythology, Frank locates the connective tissue linking science and religion--their commonality as sacred pursuits--and finds their shared aspiration in pursuit of 'the True and the Real'."--Jacket.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2009.
ISBN: 9780520254121
0520254120
9780520265868
0520265866
Branch Call Number: 215 FRANK
Characteristics: xi, 288 pages ; 24 cm

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