faith and science
An interdisciplinary group of scholars met recently to discuss religion in light of evolutionary biology.
We might still pray for rain, but we can account for thunder without invoking bowling gods. Is there still a place for God?
The same week the European Organization for Nuclear Research announced the discovery of a new sub-atomic particle—which may be the missing puzzle piece for physics’ theory of everything—we also learned that some 46 percent of poll respondents hold “creationist views of human origins.” I might not be as incensed as Katha Pollitt is, but I’m distressed by this poll.