Title

On Relations Between Science And Religion

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-1996

Published In

Science And Education

Abstract

This article proposes an alternative way of looking at religion to that proposed by Mahner and Bunge, and challenges a claim they make about a presupposition of science. From the alternative perspective there are constructive tensions rather than incompatibilities between science and religion. The article concludes with a proposed set of criteria to be used in critical reflections on faiths, religious or secular. It suggests that education would be enhanced by introducing students to the reflections and dialogues where these criteria are applicable. A reply to Martin Mahner and Mario Bunge, "Is Religious Education Compatible with Science Education?"