Religious Voices Count: The New Openness to Spiritual Questions in the Sciences

  title={Religious Voices Count: The New Openness to Spiritual Questions in the Sciences},
  author={Philip Clayton},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology \& Society},
  pages={416 - 423}
  • Philip Clayton
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Education
  • Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
For most of this century, those in the sciences have been accustomed to view religion as an opponent. Recent years, however, have seen a cultural change of great significance. Not only have many scientists dropped their former hostility to questions of spirituality, but increasing numbers of religious persons are following scientific developments, speaking on ethical and social issues raised by technology, and modifying beliefs that conflict with empirical evidence. This article shows why and… 

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