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Davis, Edward B.

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Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis is Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College and Fellow of the International Society for Science & Religion. 

Davis edited (with Michael Hunter) The Works of Robert Boyle, 14 vols. (Pickering & Chatto, 1999-2000), a modernised edition of Boyle’s treatise on God and the mechanical philosophy, A Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature (Cambridge University Press, 1996), and The Antievolution Pamphlets of Harry Rimmer (Garland Publishing, 1995).  He has also published dozens of articles and essays about religion and science in the Scientific Revolution and modern America, including a study of modern Jonah stories featured on two BBC radio programs.  He recently completed an edition of rare pamphlets about “Science and Religion” from the 1920s and is now writing a book about Christianity and early modern science.