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Niels Stensen died in Schwerin. He was a Danish anatomist and geologist. One of the principal natural scientists of the 17th century, he was ordained a Catholic bishop in 1677. He died in 1687, and in 1988 Pope John Paul II declared him Blessed.

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).

Anthology and Documents

In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.