Scientists And Faith Join host Melinda Penkava for a look at the sometimes harmonious, often tumultuous relationship between Western science and religion. Despite 80 years of progress in science a recent University of Georgia survey indicates that as many scientists believe in God today as did earlier this century. Melinda talks with guests about why science and religion have been deemed incompatible throughout history and how some scientists have managed to reconcile work and faith. That's on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Edward J. Larson Professor of History University of Georgia, Athens, GA Lawrence R. Doyle Associate Professor of History, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois Principal Investigator for the SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute, NASA Ames Research Center San Francisco, CA William B. Provine Professor of History of Science, Cornell University, New Jersey Listeners call in
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Scientists And Faith

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Scientists And Faith

Scientists And Faith

Scientists And Faith

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Join host Melinda Penkava for a look at the sometimes harmonious, often tumultuous relationship between Western science and religion. Despite 80 years of progress in science a recent University of Georgia survey indicates that as many scientists believe in God today as did earlier this century. Melinda talks with guests about why science and religion have been deemed incompatible throughout history and how some scientists have managed to reconcile work and faith. That's on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Edward J. Larson Professor of History University of Georgia, Athens, GA Lawrence R. Doyle Associate Professor of History, Principia College, Elsah, Illinois Principal Investigator for the SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute, NASA Ames Research Center San Francisco, CA William B. Provine Professor of History of Science, Cornell University, New Jersey Listeners call in