Between science and religion : the engagement of Catholic intellectuals with science and technology in the twentieth century / Phillip M. Thompson.

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    • Content Notes:
      Introduction -- The transformation -- Charting a course -- The legacy of modernist crisis -- The threat of modernism -- The crisis within the church -- The legacy of modernism -- Jacques Maritain's search for wisdom (1882-1973) -- A relentless quest -- The destruction of the medieval synthesis -- A philosophy of nature -- Science and society -- A postscript on evolution -- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) and the operation of the divine in the universe -- The quest for the absolute -- The mature vision -- Cultural challenges -- The problem of being between religion and science -- Bernard Lonergan's (1904-1984) cognitive project -- Intellectual formation -- The role of Aquinas -- An integrated vision -- A critique of science and technology -- Thomas Merton's (1915-1968) contemplative critique -- How to understand Merton -- Technology invades the cloister -- A prophetic assessment of the techno-scientific culture -- Balance and the future of humanity -- The transformative century -- Boundary testing -- The winding path -- Progeny -- The path of critical openness -- Guideposts for the journey -- Concluding reflections.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
    • ISBN:
      9780739130803
      0739130803
      9780739140208
      0739140205
    • Accession Number:
      2009014529
    • Accession Number:
      ocn318585629
    • Accession Number:
      fol.113893