In the first two parts of this three-part series, we examined the processes of scientific and spiritual search, and explored the steps necessary to accomplish both. But even when the process of search seems legitimate (valid), and it appears the findings should be accepted (credible), our rational soul tends to want more proof—despite the fact […]

In the first part of this series, we established that no sensible conversation about science and religion can take place if it bounces around between cosmological, theological, sociological and epistemological considerations. That first article addresses the knowledge-production process, which starts by comparing the type of search to expect (collective or independent); the kind of knowledge […]

Conversations about science and religion often fail to produce much enlightenment because the two topics are not of a comparable order. The topic of science concerns knowledge creation (epistemology) or the body of knowledge it produces (cosmology); while the topic of religion concerns belief systems (theology) and group behavior (sociology) To make progress in a […]