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On the incompatibility of science and religion

Rodney Stark

On the incompatibility of science and religion

by Rodney Stark

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Published by University of California, Survey Research Center in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


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ContributionsUniversity of California. Survey Research Centre
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL26621407M

  God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion by Victor Stenger "God and the Folly of Faith" is a call for action to put a stop to superstition that only serves as an impediment to science and progress. This book provides compelling evidence of why science is incompatible with religion and why superstitious thinking Reviews: These discussions tend to focus on philosophical, abstract, and/or polemical, rather than empirical issues. Data from a national survey indicate that a relatively small proportion of American adults perceive incompatibility between science and religion. Those who do are divided evenly into groups privileging science and privileging religion.

  Last month, The Conversation published biologist Jerry Coyne’s article, lovingly served up for audiences at Christmastime, “Yes, There is a War Between Science and Religion.”Coyne fancies himself a participant in a perceived war between faith and reason, science and religion. His mission: To show people they can’t believe the account of Christ’s birth—as depicted, for example, in. "New Books in Secularism" Victor Stenger, "God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion" (TV Episode ) on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more.

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You feel strongly that science and religion are incompatible, you’ve even written a book about it, Faith Versus Fact. I can see why, in extreme cases, that might be so. For example, if the teaching of evolution in schools is being challenged, of course you, as an evolutionary biologist, will strongly object to that.

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God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science On the incompatibility of science and religion book Religion by Stenger, Victor J. [Prometheus Books/5(). I cannot say that he succeeds in establishing this incompatibility, but he does provide plenty of stimulating discussion of most of the issues at the current interface between science and religion.

Overall, this is one of the better books that the New Atheists have so far by: 6. God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion Victor J. Stenger It has become the prevalent view among sociologists, historians, and some theistic scientists that religion and science have never been in serious conflict.

O NE of the great myths of our time is the supposed incompatibility of science and religion. According to the narrative, religion is an obstacle to scientific progress. Likewise science is supposed to be the enemy of religion.

The good news is that this narrative is false. What We Get Wrong. A thorough and hard-hitting critique that is a must read for anyone interested in the interaction between religion and science.

It has become the prevalent view among sociologists, historians, and some theistic scientists that religion and science have never been in serious conflict.

Some even claim that Christianity was responsible for the development of science.4/5(1). This book provides compelling evidence of why science is incompatible with religion and why superstitious thinking and blind faith is a threat to our planet and our lives.

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Religion and science, he argued, don’t conflict because: “Science tries to document the factual character of the natural world, and to develop theories that coordinate and explain these facts.

Buy the Paperback Book God And The Folly Of Faith: The Incompatibility Of Science And Religion by Victor J. Stenger atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in. The incompatibility between science and religion also doesn’t mean that a person can’t be religious and be a good scientist.

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These include interviews with philosopher Mary Warnock on the status of morality without religious belief. Evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne makes a case for the incompatibility of religion and science. And, arguing that meaning is constructed by us rather than merely detected, Andrew Copson.

God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science & Religion View on Amazon It is a common view among historians, sociologists and some theistic scientists that science and religion have never been in serious conflict, with some also making bizarre claims such as Christianity is responsible for the development of science.

In a sweeping historical survey however. Folly shines a spotlight on religion's millennia-long anti-science campaign. It should be on the reading list of anyone concerned about religion's current attacks on evolution, global warming, stem-cell research and psychiatry." — Craig A.

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JoAnn M. Valenti. The author goes on to detail how religion and science are fundamentally incompatible in several areas: the origin of the universe and its physical parameters, the origin of complexity, holism versus reductionism, the nature of mind and consciousness, and the source of morality.

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GOD AND THE FOLLY OF FAITH: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion. Victor J. Stenger. In a sweeping historical survey, Stenger provides a convincing case that Christianity held back the progress of science for 1,Over the centuries religion and science have been in a constant battle for domination with heated debates about the meaning of life.

The disagreement starts at the very beginning of time, with the religious view that an omnipotent God created the world on his own, in opposition to the scientific theory of the Big Bang and the creation of the Universe.Get this from a library!

God and the folly of faith: the incompatibility of science and religion. [Victor J Stenger] -- Looking at both historical and contemporary contexts, the author argues that religion has played a major role in suppressing scientific pursuit.