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Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion

Elaine Howard Ecklund, David R. Johnson, Brandon Vaidyanathan, Kirstin R.W. Matthews, Steven W. Lewis, Robert A. Thomson, and Di Di


In order to take an in-depth look at the relationship between science and religion around the world, the authors of this book completed the most comprehensive international study of scientists’ attitudes toward religion ever undertaken, surveying more than twenty thousand scientists and conducting in-depth interviews with over six hundred of them. From this wealth of data, the authors extract the real story of the relationship between science and religion in the lives of scientists around the world. Secularity and Science makes four big claims: There are more religious scientists than we might ... More

Keywords: science, religion, United States, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Turkey, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190926755
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190926755.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elaine Howard Ecklund, author
Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, Rice University

David R. Johnson, author
Assistant Professor, University of Nevada Reno

Brandon Vaidyanathan, author
Associate Professor of Sociology, Catholic University of America