Cross-Currents: Interactions Between Science and Faith - Colin A. [Archibald] RussellInter-Varsity Press, 1985, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.
From the cover: “Contrary to popular views today, the history of science does not reveal a conflict between science and religion. Despite major and controversial changes in our ways of viewing physical reality and the cosmos, there is powerful historical evidence of a massive mutual debt between Christianity and science. Nothing quite like the growth of modern science has ever occurred in history, with the possible exception of the rise of Christianity itself.
Professor Colin Russell therefore examines the strange and manifold ways in which science has developed over the last four centuries, and, in particular, its interaction with the Christian faith. He does so by exploring a number of key topics, such as the growth of technology and the evolution controversy.
Taking up a long tradition, Colin Russell employs as his central image the river, swelling from small beginnings to the present ‘flood’ of scientific knowledge and control that for many seems overwhelming..”