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The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) and the Role of Religion and Health in Central America

Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; History of Science and Technology. 8945 words.

The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) is a transnational, religiously influenced health program in Central America created during the Cold War. ASECSA was founded in...

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The background

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 4545 words.

‘The background’ gives an explanation of the prevailing scientific doctrine in the time of Galileo. Aristotelian philosophy was the basis of University education from the thirteenth...

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BROOKE, John Hedley (<i>born</i> 1944), Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion, and Director, Ian Ramsey Centre, Oxford University, 1999–2006; Fellow of Harris Manchester College, Oxford, 1999–2006, now Fellow Emeritus

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Religious Studies; History of Science and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 324 words.

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Conflicts with astronomers and theologians

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7480 words.

‘Conflicts with astronomers and theologians’ documents Galileo's dealings with the Catholic Church and fellow astronomers. Galileo inadvertently offended Christopher Schelner, a Jesuit...

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Conflicts with philosophers

Stillman Drake.

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5786 words.

‘Conflicts with philosophers’ outlines some of the disagreements Galileo had with natural philosophers. In 1604 Galileo had a feud with a philosopher over the distance of a supernova from...

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The <i>Dialogue</i> and the Inquisition

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2695 words.

‘The Dialogue and the Inquisition’ discusses how Galileo's Dialogue of the two Chief Systems of the World, which discussed the merits of Copernicanism over Aristotelianism, led him to the...

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The final years

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5655 words.

‘The final years’ charts Galileo's time under house arrest until his death. Galileo was banned from having any of his work published or reprinted, but despite this his books were translated...

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Galileo

Stillman Drake.

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 160 pages.

Galileo: A Very Short Introduction advances the hypothesis that Galileo's prosecution and condemnation by the Inquisition was caused not by his defiance of the Church but by the hostility...

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Galileo's early years

Stillman Drake.

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 6335 words.

‘Galileo's early years’ provides an insight into Galileo's childhood and early work. Galileo was born in Pisa, and attended the University there. He became chair of mathematics at Pisa...

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Introduction

in Galileo

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2482 words.

The earliest explanations of man and his religion stemmed from religion, before philosophy and then science came onto the scene. It is natural that the later fields were guided by those...

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