Here is the typical claim we tend to hear in the West: as science increases religion will naturally fade away. Or put another way: the more we learn through science, the less we need religion. This has become such a common theme that many of us never actually stop to question its validity, i.e. is… Continue reading Is Science the Main Cause of Secularization? Scholarly Research says Otherwise
The answer may or may not surprise you, but no, Darwin did not invent the theory of evolution.1 In fact, during the time that Darwin was in the midst of constructing his account of evolution (mid 19th century), one of his contemporaries - Alfred Russel Wallace - was also busy constructing - more or less… Continue reading Did Darwin Invent the Theory of Evolution?
The Western world today is embedded with the idea that scientific work should not discuss God and that science should base its methods of explanation on only natural explanations (this is called methodological naturalism), this means that scientific explanations cannot invoke supernatural entities such as God as an answer. Some people take this to means… Continue reading Why doesn’t Science Include God Today? Science and Religion in History