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Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Elaine Howard Ecklund


Americans support science as well as religion—but these two things are often at odds. In the wake of recent controversies about teaching intelligent design and the ethics of embryonic-stem- cell research, greater understanding between scientists and the general religious public is critical. What is needed is a balanced assessment of the middle ground that can exist between science and religion. Science vs. Religion: What Do Scientists Really Think? is the definitive statement on this timely, politically charged subject. After thousands of hours spent talking to the nation’s leading scientists, ... More

Keywords: science, religion, spirituality, faith, intelligent design, stem-cell-research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195392982
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elaine Howard Ecklund, author
Sociology, Rice University
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