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By Anne L. C. Runehov, Lluis Oviedo (eds.)

Within the final area century, the tutorial box of technological know-how and Theology (Religion) has attracted students from a large choice of disciplines. The query is, which disciplines are attracted and what do those disciplines need to give a contribution to the controversy? so that it will resolution this question, the encyclopedia maps the (self)-identified disciplines and non secular traditions that take part or may possibly come to take part within the technology and faith debate. this can be performed via letting each one consultant of a self-discipline and culture solution particular selected questions. in addition they have to determine the self-discipline relating to the technological know-how and faith debate. Understandably representatives of a number of disciplines and traditions responded within the adverse to this question. however, they could nonetheless be very important for the controversy certainly, students and scientists who paintings within the box of technological know-how and Theology (Religion) might have wisdom past their very own particular self-discipline. consequently the encyclopedia additionally comprises what are referred to as common entries. Such entries may well clarify particular theories, equipment, and themes. the overall objective is to supply a kick off point for brand new traces of inquiry. it's a call for participation for clean views at the chances for engagement among and throughout sciences (again inclusive of the social and human sciences) and religions and theology. This encyclopedia is a finished reference paintings for students drawn to the subject of ‘Science and Religion.’ It covers the widest spectrum attainable of educational disciplines and non secular traditions around the globe, with the rationale of laying naked similarities and transformations that clearly emerge inside and throughout disciplines and religions this day. The A–Z structure all through presents effortless and easy entry to appropriate info. also, a scientific question-answer structure throughout all Sciences and Religions entries offers effective identity of particular issues of contract, clash, and disinterest throughout and among sciences and religions. The large cross-referencing among key terms, words, and technical language utilized in the entries enables effortless searches. We belief that each one of the entries have whatever of worth for any reader.

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F€ur Orientund Islamwissenschaft, T€ ubingen, Germany Wilhelm E. Eisner Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Universit€ats-Klinik f€ ur Neurochirurgie Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria Thomas Ekstrand Department of Theology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Nader El-Bizri Civilization Sequence Program, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Robert A. Emmons Psychology Department, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA Toshiichi Endo Centre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Patricia E.

It is up to everyone which path to follow, ethical or unethical, but one should know the effects – not only for others but also for oneself. One who really understands and penetrates Abhidhamma will definitely train oneself and lead an ethical life. Key Values Key values according to Buddhism are ethics (sı¯la), concentration (sama¯dhi), and wisdom (pan˜n˜a¯), which together form the Noble Abhidhamma, Southern, Fig. 1 Constituents of the Noble Eightfold Path Eightfold Path (ariya atthan˙gika magga), leading ˙˙ to the cessation of suffering (Fig.

Von Hauner Children’s Hospital, University of Munich, Muenchen, Germany R€ udiger J. Seitz Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, D€ usseldorf, D€ usseldorf, Germany Gonzalo Serrano Department of Philosophy, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia Linda Sherrell Department of Computer Science, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA Christa Shusko English and Humanities Department, York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA, USA Johannes Siegrist Heinrich Heine-Universit€at D€usseldorf, Senior Professorship Workstress Research Life Science Center, D€usseldorf, Germany Jason Slone Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH, USA Mark Sluys Department of Theology, Johannelund Theological University College, Uppsala, Sweden Taede A.

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