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On the new frontiers of genetics and religion

J. Robert Nelson

On the new frontiers of genetics and religion

by J. Robert Nelson

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Published by W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human Genome Project.,
  • Human genetics -- Religious aspects.,
  • Genetics -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-205) and indexes.

    StatementJ. Robert Nelson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH431 .N43 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 212 p. ;
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1094549M
    ISBN 100802807410
    LC Control Number94019012

    Religion at the University of Texas in and Roger Shinn, who might be described as the doyen of religious ethicists working on genetics issues, contributed a book entitled The New Genetics: Challenges for Science, Faith, and Politics29 which nonetheless is not written from an explicitly religious perspective. New frontiers in the study of human cultural and genetic evolution Cody T Ross1 and Peter J Richerson2,3,4 In this review, we discuss the dynamic linkages between culture and the genetic evolution of the human species. We begin by briefly describing the framework of gene-culture coevolutionary (or dual-inheritance) models for human.

    Examining both theory and praxis, they explore issues as diverse as pre-colonial history, diplomacy, religion, agrarian reform and the Philippines’ relationship with key regions in the Global South. The book will appeal to researchers interested in Southeast Asian Studies and alternative perspectives on IR. A New Frontiers grant helped IUPUI religious studies professor Peter Thuesen publish "Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine," the winner of the Christianity Today Book Award for History/Biography. Religious Studies Review described the book as "the first comprehensive, critical history of American belief in the.

    Why Jewish History Is So Hard to Write. New books by Simon Schama and Martin Goodman present very different approaches to their subject. practicing the same religion that their ancestors had. He thankfully does not hold back in countering the exaggerations and misrepresentations that emanate both from religious circles and "New Age secularists." But the book contains more than just counterarguments, for the author discusses some of the modern developments in biology that may have not caught the attention of the average reader.5/5(5).


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