Between Heaven & Earth

Science and Belief in the Nuclear Age
by Peter E. Hodgson
Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University, 2005
(366 pages, $27.95, paperback)

reviewed by Anne Barbeau Gardiner

In this collection of 26 essays and reviews published mostly over the last six years in a range of popular and academic journals, Peter Hodgson, an eminent nuclear physicist at Oxford University, discusses in a clear, forceful style the connections between religion, philosophy, and science.

The five sections of the book cover theology and science, the philosophy of science, modern physics, nuclear power, and science and society. The topics of the essays range from . . .

Anne Barbeau Gardiner is Professor Emerita of English at John Jay College of the City University of New York. She has published on Dryden, Milton, and Swift, as well as on Catholics of the 17th century.


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