Scientists Negotiate Boundaries between Religion and Science

  title={Scientists Negotiate Boundaries between Religion and Science},
  author={Elaine Howard Ecklund and Jerry Z. Park and Katherine Sorrell},
Analysis of interviews with 275 natural and social scientists at 21 elite U.S. research universities suggests that only a minority of scientists see religion and science as always in conflict. Scientists selectively employ different cultural strategies with regards to the religion-science relationship: redefining categories (the use of institutional resources from religion and from science), integration models (scientists strategically employ the views of major scientific actors to legitimate a… 

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