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Nikolaid─ôs, E
Science and Eastern Orthodoxy : from the Greek fathers to the age of globalization / Efthymios Nicolaidis
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  BX342.9.S35 N55 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Religion and science -- History
Subject Orthodox Eastern Church -- Doctrines
Physical Description xviii, 252 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-239) and index
Contents The activist and the philosopher: the hexaemerons of Basil and of Gregory of Nyssa -- Two conceptions of the world: the schools of Antioch and Alexandria -- No icons, no science: the end of a tradition? -- The return of Greek science: the first Byzantine humanism (ninth century to the twelfth century) -- Struggle for heritage: science in Nicea and the Byzantine Renaissance -- The era of the palaiologos: political debates become scientific -- True knowledge and ephemeral knowledge: the hesychast debate of the fourteenth century -- Ancients versus moderns: Byzantium and Persian, Latin and Jewish sciences, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries -- The fall of the empire and the exodus to Italy, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries -- A rebel patriarch: Cyril Lucaris and Orthodox Humanism in science -- Toward Russia: the Slavo-Greco-Latin academy and the Jerusalem patriarchate -- Who were the heirs of the Hellenes?: science and the Greek Enlightenment -- The scientific modernization of an Orthodox state: Greece from independence to membership in the European Union -- Science and religion in the Greek state: materialism and Darwinism
Series Medicine, science, and religion in historical context

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