The Lab, the Temple, and the Market: Reflections at the Intersection of Science, Religion, and Development
IDRC, 2000 - Economic development - 251 pages
The Lab, the Temple, and the Market tackles these complex questions in four separate essays. Each essay meshes a discussion of development issues and processes with a different system of religious belief: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and the Bah'i Faith. The authors each a scientist as well as a person of faith show how religious belief and personal faith can be deeply motivational and strikingly fruitful in scientific pursuits. Further, they emphasize how their faith has brought them a profound understanding of interconnectedness and compassion, and thus a wider perspective and greater.
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