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Science and Religion, Two Views

I tend to agree with Charles Darwin. Why should his theories shock the religious feelings of anyone? Why should any conflict exist between science and religion? Steve Bunk's Perspective1 states that "... [science] concerns itself with the profane realm of that which is knowable, while religion dwells on that which is unknowable." In reality, science deals with what is natural, and theology, not religion, concerns itself with the supernatural. We still use the term natural science. Theology is su

Paul Poskozim

I tend to agree with Charles Darwin. Why should his theories shock the religious feelings of anyone? Why should any conflict exist between science and religion? Steve Bunk's Perspective1 states that "... [science] concerns itself with the profane realm of that which is knowable, while religion dwells on that which is unknowable." In reality, science deals with what is natural, and theology, not religion, concerns itself with the supernatural. We still use the term natural science. Theology is supernatural science. What really is knowable or unknowable?

Thus, the human soul is supernatural while the body is natural. Natural evolution arises from a single act of supernatural creation at the very beginning of nature and is punctuated once on Earth at the supernatural moment of Adam and Eve. We can debate over other theological acts of intervention at the instant of every human conception, or if living beings with...

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