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The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition

An Encyclopedia

Gary B. Ferngren Edward J. Larson



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07 February 2019
First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Edited by:   Gary B. Ferngren, Edward J. Larson
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 210mm, 
Weight:   1.120kg
ISBN:   9781138867833
ISBN 10:   1138867837
Pages:   608
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gary B. Ferngren is Professor of History at Oregon State University, where he has taught since 1970. He holds a Ph.D. (1973) from the University of British Columbia and has written extensively on the social history of ancient medicine, the history of medical ethics, and the historical relationship of religion and medicine. Edward J. Larson is Richard B. Russell Professor of History and Law at the University of Georgia, Athens. Darrel W. Amundsen is Professor of Classics at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington.

Reviews for The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition: An Encyclopedia

The volume is... comprehensive in its treatment of the subject of science and religion, and will be of service to undergraduates as well as research scholars. -- American Reference Books Annual A good place to start for those wishing to get nuanced historical backgrounds to a debate that is not likely to be resolved in the near future. -- Journal of the History of Biology Valuable to theologians, scientists, and philosophers. -- Choice Has no peer. Recommended for all academic and public libraries and for collections on theology and on the history of science. -- Library Journal

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