God, Belief, And Reason

GUESTS: MICHAEL SHERMER Author, How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science (W.H. Freeman, 1999) FUZ RANA Ph.D. in chemistry Spokesman for Reasons to Believe, a non-profit organization that provides research and teaching on scientific practices and religious faith Revolutions in science and industry, and wars on a massive scale this century led many in the West to question their faith. But despite continuing scientific advances and the persistence of man's inhumanity, recent polls indicate that belief in God is surprisingly prevalentand that for most people, belief in God has more to do with reason than with faith. Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at God, belief, and the scientific mind, on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.



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