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Reading Genesis after Darwin

Stephen C. Barton and David Wilkinson


In the ongoing, often fraught dialogue in the West between science and religion, the interpretation of the accounts of creation in the book of Genesis has often been contentious. Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, the thirteen chapters in this book make a contribution to the dialogue by offering multidisciplinary perspectives on the interpretation of Genesis after Darwin. With essays by specialists in biblical studies, theology, hermeneutics, science, the history of science, and the soci ... More

Keywords: Genesis, Darwinism, creation, science and religion, hermeneutics, gender, evolution, creationism, theodicy, cosmology

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195383355
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383355.001.0001


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Stephen C. Barton, editor

David Wilkinson, editor
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