Theology of science – doomed to success?

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Jacek Rodzeń


The paper briefly presents a genesis of the research project called the theology of science initiated by Michał Heller in early 1980s, but also enriched by the remarks of Józef Życiński. Then the main features of the new Heller’s book Science and theology – not necessarily exclusively on one planet (Kraków, 2019) are discussed. The book develops and strengthens the early ideas of theology of science. The paper draws also attention to another author—C.B. Kaiser who—since a dozen years—has been developing a similar project: theology of scientific endeavor. It is also suggested that the Heller’s project, especially in its axiological and praxeological aspects, could take advantage of the achievements of several Francophone authors (i.a., G. Thils, M.-D. Chenu) who once developed a field of the so-called theology of earthly realities.

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Rodzeń, J. (2021). Theology of science – doomed to success?. Philosophical Problems in Science (Zagadnienia Filozoficzne W Nauce), (70), 235–242. Retrieved from
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