Hall, Norman F.; Hall, Lucia K. B.
May 1986
Humanist;May/Jun86, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p26
Examines the fundamental differences between science and religion that make reconciliation neither probable nor desirable. Because the two views make claims to the same intellectual territory, that of the origin of the universe and man's relationship to it, conflict is inevitable. There is a fundamental incompatibility between the supernaturalism of traditional religion and the experimental method of science.


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