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Religious People Like Science

Religious people do not like science – or so many people, especially in the University, seem to think. The new book by Elaine Howard Ecklund and Christopher P. Scheitle, Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think, explores the myth … Continue reading

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What Religious People Really Think

Are all scientists sharks out to eat religious people for lunch? Do many religious people really believe this? Are religious Americans scientifically ignorant, uninterested or or hostile toward science? Several years ago I read and posted on a fascinating book … Continue reading

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Myths We Believe …

Today we conclude our look at the recent book by Elaine Howard Ecklund Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The earlier installment are here: first, second, third and fourth. The book relates various insights about science and religion that … Continue reading

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God on the Quad?

We are looking at the recent book by Elaine Howard Ecklund Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The earlier installments are here: first, second, and third. The book relates various ideas about science and religion that emerged from her … Continue reading

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Does Ph.D.–> Atheism?

Yesterday afternoon a fellow using the name of “joe” left an interesting comment on one of posts: “Read the God Delusion you ignorant fools.” The idea, it seems, is that anyone who thinks, who cares to look at the evidence, … Continue reading

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What Do Scientists Really Think? 2

We are looking at the recent book by Elaine Howard Ecklund Science vs Religion: What Scientists Really Think. The first installment is here. In chapter 5 Ecklund considers how religion is dealt with by professors in the University. Issues of … Continue reading

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What Do Scientists Really Think? 1

Today I am a lab rat – the little white kind, running through a maze, dissected for examination… Elaine Howard Ecklund a sociologist at Rice University, with a husband on the faculty in Physics, has published a book Science vs … Continue reading

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