The lab, the temple, and the market [electronic resource] : reflections at the intersection of science, religion, and development / edited by Sharon Harper.
- Ottawa, Ont. : International Development Research Centre, c2000.
- Government document
1 online resource (264 p.)
- Economic development -- Religious aspects.
Technology -- Religious aspects.
Religion and science.
- Electronic books.
- The Lab, the Temple, and the Market tackles these complex questions in four separate essays. Each essay meshes a discussion of development issues and processes with a different system of religious belief: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and the Bahá'i Faith. The authors — each a scientist as well as a person of faith — show how religious belief and personal faith can be deeply motivational and strikingly fruitful in scientific pursuits. Further, they emphasize how their faith has brought them a profound understanding of interconnectedness and compassion, and thus a wider perspective and greater
- Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The Principle of Fundamental Oneness; CHAPTER 2 Solidarity with the Poor; CHAPTER 3 Rediscovering the Resources of Religion; CHAPTER 4 Promoting a Discourse on Science, Religion, and Development; AFTERWORD: Our Way of Proceeding; APPENDIX 1 Contributing Authors; APPENDIX 2 Acronyms and Abbreviations;
- Co-published by: Kumarian Press.
Includes bibliographical references.
- International Development Research Centre (Canada)
Harper, Sharon, 1965-
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