Christianity and Natural Philosophy

Professor J.H. Brooke has written an historian's Perspective for C-A-N- on "Christianity and the Rise of Modern Science" which includes the interactions of what was initially called ‘Natural Philosophy' and ideas from Christianity.  To view the article, click on HISTORY: The Rise of Science.

John Brooke cites key papers and books for the different issues touched on within his Perspective.  For fuller overviews he suggests:
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David C. Lindberg and Ronald L. Numbers (eds.), When Science & Christianity Meet (Chicago UP, 2003).  [Includes an excellent bibliographic guide]

John Brooke and Geoffrey Cantor, Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement of Science & Religion (T & T Clark and Oxford UP, 2000).