Epistemological and Moral Conflict Between Religion and Science

@article{Evans2011EpistemologicalAM,
  title={Epistemological and Moral Conflict Between Religion and Science},
  author={J. Evans},
  journal={Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion},
  year={2011},
  volume={50},
  pages={707-727}
}
  • J. Evans
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
Debates about religion and educational attainment often assume that members of certain religious groups do not seek out knowledge of science because they are opposed to the use of the scientific method. Using the science module of the 2006 General Social Survey, the analysis indicates that no religious group differs from the nonreligious comparison group in its propensity to seek out scientific knowledge. A more subtle epistemological conflict may arise when scientists make claims that… Expand
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