AirTalk for August 1, 2001

Religion and the Search for Meaning in an Age of Science

Guest host Michael Shermer and Dr. Michael Barnes, author of Stages of Thought: The Co-Evolution of Religious Thought and Science (Oxford University Press), discuss the perceived conflict between science and religion and examine the role religion plays in an age of intense scientific inquiry and discovery. Dr. James Lewis, author of Odd Gods: New Religions and the Cult Controversy (Prometheus Books), joins the discussion to take a look at how scientific and religious thought has developed in stages throughout history and how the relationship between science and religion might evolve in the future.


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