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Science, Divinity, and other Big Ideas

I saw an interesting quote tonight on bigthink.com: Answer this simple question: A bat and ball cost a dollar and ten cents. The bat costs a dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Most people quickly answer … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

It’s been 15 years since I started http://www.scienceandreligion.com in the days when absolutely nobody else wanted that sort of URL – and 14 months now since this blog started; in recent times new research taking place all over the world … Continue reading

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Science and Spirituality

Eric Hollander of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is studying what happens when you give oxytocin to autistic adults. He has found that it improves their ability to recognise emotions like happiness and anger in people’s tone … Continue reading

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Alien and Earthly Rubbish

A news story appeared in the last few days explaining how Richard Dawkins visited a Muslim faith school in Leicester, perhaps to promote his new book, The Magic of Reality: Richard Dawkins has attacked Muslim faith schools, saying that they … Continue reading

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Forever Searching

A useful feature of WordPress.com allows you to see what people have been googling before arriving at your site.  One of the best searches was “what religion can you marry more than one person?”  Let us know how it goes! … Continue reading

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Scientific Proof of God! Why not?

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Although atheists ridicule the idea of God on the basis of a lack of scientific evidence – immediately producing a triumpant book to celebrate – it would be helpful to know the nature of the proof they were expecting.  An … Continue reading

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