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    The Interaction Between Religion and Science in Catholic Southern Europe.Lluís Oviedo & Alvaro Garre - 2015 - Zygon 50 (1):172-193.
    Reviewing the last fifty years of interaction between religion and science in Catholicism in Southern Europe, common traits are clearly evident: a late awareness of the importance of this interaction and a theological reluctance to address science or to account for its progress. Early signs of the engagement between religion and science appear as a consequence of the work of the French anthropologist and theologian Teilhard de Chardin. In Italy and Spain in the last fifteen years, we see a substantive (...)
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    Meaning and Religion: Exploring Mutual Implications.Lluis Oviedo - 2019 - Scientia et Fides 7 (1):25-46.
    “Meaning” and “religion” appear as deeply interlinked concepts in modern thought. Theology has often discovered religious faith as a “source of meaning” against a background of “meaninglessness”, as the XX century existentialist philosophies would remark. Beyond such an apologetic stance, some philosophies of religion have tried to better describe such a link: hermeneutics, phenomenology and even systems theory, may be accounted as main attempts to tackle this very complex framework, and to show how religion provides meaning, or is built trough (...)
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    Is a Complete Biocognitive Account of Religion Feasible?Lluís Oviedo - 2008 - Zygon 43 (1):103-126.
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    Is Christian Theology Well Suited to Enter the Discussion Between Science and Humanism?Lluís Oviedo - 2006 - Zygon 41 (4):825-842.
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    Religion as a Language: Exploring Alternative Paths in Conversation with Postreductionist Anthropologies.Lluis Oviedo - 2015 - Zygon 50 (4):982-1001.
    New scientific approaches to religion have delivered a considerable number of theories aimed at explaining it, despite its cognitive and adaptive oddities. These efforts were built on available theoretical frameworks, including those from cognitive science, biology, and anthropology. Many voices have raised criticism against several aspects in the cognitive and evolutionist program, even if recognizing their legitimacy and the fruits collected to date. A pressing issue is whether the problem with the new scientific study of religion is related, to some (...)
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    Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters. By Steven Pinker. London: Allen Lane, 2021. 412 Pages. $21.24. (Paperback). [REVIEW]Lluis Oviedo - forthcoming - Zygon.
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  7. Visions of a Martian Future.Konrad Szocik, Steven Abood, Chris Impey, Mark Shelhamer, Jacob Haqq-Misra, Erik Persson, Lluis Oviedo, Klara Anna Capova, Martin Braddock, Margaret Boone Rappaport & Christopher Corbally - 2020 - Futures 117.
    As we look beyond our terrestrial boundary to a multi-planetary future for humankind, it becomes paramount to anticipate the challenges of various human factors on the most likely scenario for this future: permanent human settlement of Mars. Even if technical hurdles are circumvented to provide adequate resources for basic physiological and psychological needs, Homo sapiens will not survive on an alien planet if a dysfunctional psyche prohibits the utilization of these resources. No matter how far we soar into the stars, (...)
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  8. Steps Toward a Cognitive Science of Religion.Lluís Oviedo - 2008 - Zygon 43 (2):385-393.
    The article chronicles the different panels devoted tothe cognitive science of religion at the meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) in Tampa, Florida, in November 2007. The aim is to verify the state of this subdiscipline and to check how much this work-in-progress affects the present state of the dialogue between science and religion. Several signs point to a positive development in this scientific branch and favor a sound reception in theology, which should not ignore (...)
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    Religion and the Philosophy of Life. By Gavin Flood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 464 Pages. $50.00. (Hardback). [REVIEW]Lluis Oviedo - 2021 - Zygon 56 (2):533-536.
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    Challenges, Opportunities, and Suggestions for a Renewed Program in the Scientific Study of Religion.Lluís Oviedo - 2020 - Zygon 55 (1):93-96.
    This is an introduction to the Symposium on “The New Scientific Study of Religion Moving On.” The introduction briefly indicates why the cognitive science of religion (CSR) needs re‐evaluation. It subsequently gives an overview of the contributions of the symposium's articles.
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  11. Atheism and Unbelief: Different Ways to Apply the Evolutionary Framework.Lluis Oviedo - 2019 - Studia Humana 8 (3):7-20.
    Religion has been intensely studied in the last years inside an evolutionary frame, trying to discern to what extent it contributes to fitness or becomes an adaptive entity in its own. A similar heuristic can be tried regarding the opposite tendency: unbelief and atheism, since these cultural phenomena could help to better adapt to some social settings or become an adaptive socio-cultural niche on its own. The present paper examines some scenarios in which that question makes sense: the tradition of (...)
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  12. Nature, Technology and the Sacred: Dialogue with Bronislaw Szerszynski Anne Kuix Mutations of Nature, Technology, and the Western Sacred the Sacred, Nature, and Technology.Lluis Oviedo - forthcoming - Zygon.
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  13. Por una recuperación de la dimensión apologética en la teología fundamental.Lluís Oviedo - 2009 - Gregorianum 90 (2):254-273.
    In view of the decline of apologetics as a theological genre and Benedict XVI's repeated invitation to a deeper engagement in a dialogue of faith and reason, we claim a return to this style in fundamental theology, starting from a review of the historical process leading to its abandonment, then its relevance for other theological areas, to those tasks that should not be disregarded. We suggest methods and directions for renewing its style and content, also in the academic curriculum. The (...)
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  14. The Neural Mind Debate Proceedings.Lluis Oviedo, Giorgio Innocenti, Rufina Gutierrez, Rasmus Winther, Jose Maria Gomez Gomez & Juni Guerra - 2011 - Pensamiento 67 (254):631-639.
     
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  15. The Evolutive Mind Debate Proceedings.Ignacio Silva, Ludovico Galleni, Lluis Oviedo & Chris Wiltsher - 2011 - Pensamiento 67 (254):723-732.
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    Struggling to Keep Faithful: Response to Gregory R. Peterson and Vítor Westhelle.Lluís Oviedo - 2006 - Zygon 41 (4):863-868.
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    Whom to Blame for the Charge of Secularization?Lluis Oviedo - 2005 - Zygon 40 (2):351-362.
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    A Natural History of Human Morality. By Michael Tomasello. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016. 194 Pages. US $36.00. [REVIEW]Lluis Oviedo - 2018 - Zygon 53 (2):663-665.
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    Fundamental Theology at the Crossroads: Challenges and Alternatives After a Long Maturation.Lluis Oviedo Oviedo - 2022 - Scientia et Fides 10 (1):49-71.
    Fundamental Theology has undergone a slow evolution, as many other theological disciplines, since its inception in the aftermath of the Second Vatican Council. The lapsed time invites us to reflect about the current situation in this field and to what extent that theological section is pursuing its main objectives, especially for its teaching at different levels. After examining several issues that could have influenced that development, some suggestions for advancing the field and its teaching will also be given. Indeed, both (...)
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    How God Becomes Real: Kindling the Presence of Invisible Others. By T. M. Luhrmann. Princeton, NJ, Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. Xv + 235 Pages. $29.95. [REVIEW]Lluis Oviedo - 2021 - Zygon 56 (3):807-810.
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    Rengineering Humanity. By Brett Frischmann and Evan Selinger. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 417 Pages. Hardcover, ₤25.00. [REVIEW]Lluís Oviedo - 2019 - Zygon 54 (3):813-815.
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    Should We Say That the Second Vatican Council has Failed?Lluís Oviedo - 2008 - Heythrop Journal 49 (5):716-730.
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    Dealing with Free Will in Contemporary Theology: Is It Still a Question?Lluis Oviedo - 2019 - Studia Humana 8 (1):67-74.
    Free will is a very hot issue in several theoretical settings, but less in theology, or at least not as much as use to be in former times, when the discussions on sinfulness, grace and freedom were igniting a long season of controversies, especially in the Reformation time. Even in ecumenical dialogue apparently free will does not play a great role, since the reached consensus seems quite peaceful and agreement dominates over discussion. However, some theological insights, especially Karl Rahner reflections, (...)
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    Theology in Times of Pandemic.Lluis Oviedo - 2021 - Studia Humana 10 (1):34-40.
    A question arises regarding theology and its functions when trying to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Surely Christian faith – along with other religions – can play a role in helping to deal with this crisis, both for individuals and collectively. Theology connects with the effort religious faith and Churches perform and provides models and ideas to highlight the Christian sense of what is happening, that is, in reference to a saving God. Four keys, rooted in the Christian tradition, are (...)
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