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Are Science And Religion Compatible? Interesting Perspective

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The question related to the compatibility of science and religion. Can one accept the modern scientific view of the world and still hold to anything resembling a traditional belief in God?<br /><br />My answer to this question is "yes, of course," for I cannot see my way to clear to embrace either of the two alternatives -- a fundamentalist religion prepared to reject science, or a pure scientism that denies the reality of anything beyond what science can discover. But my position seems precarious to me in many ways, since I am getting shot at so vigorously by both sides.<br /><br />The events of the past few days have driven this home with great clarity. At the end of June, Al Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, gave an address emphasizing the importance of reading the Genesis creation story literally as a way to protect the Bible from attacks by science. Such a reading, according to the persuasive Mohler, demands that we affirm that the "days" of Genesis are 24-hour days, and that the earth, therefore, is less than 10,000 years old. His audience clapped when he made this point.<br /><br /><strong>Full Article</strong> :: <a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/interfaith-dialogues/31383-are-science-and-religion-compatible.html">Are Science and Religion Compatible?</a><br /><br />Gurfateh,<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/">Sikh Philosophy Network</a><br />Think Discover Share Learn Evolve<br /><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/sendmessage.php">Contact Us</a><br /><br /></td><br /></tr><br /></table><br /><table class="tborder" width="100%" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="1"><tr> <td class="tcat" colspan="2"><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net"><font size="4" face="arial,helvetica"><B>Sikh Philosophy Network Newsletter</b></a></td></tr><tr> <td class="alt1Active">Today's Date 13-Jul-2010.<br /><br />Activity since 26-Jun-2010 </td></tr></table><br /><table class="tborder" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="6" width="100%"><thead><tr> <td class="thead"><b>Title:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Thread Starter:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Thread Start Date:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Replies:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Views:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Last Post:</b></td> <td class="thead"><b>Username:</b></td></tr><tr class="tcat"> <td colspan="7"><b><i>-- Threads posted most recently --</i></b></td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=31383">Are Science and Religion Compatible?</a><br /></td> <td>Narayanjot Kaur</td> <td>12-Jul-2010</td> <td>1</td> <td>31</td> <td>01:16 AM, 13-Jul-2010</td> <td>Seeker9</td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=31381">The Legend Of Amrita Pritam</a><br /></td> <td>jaspinder789</td> <td>12-Jul-2010</td> <td>2</td> <td>34</td> <td>21:16 PM, 12-Jul-2010</td> <td>Tejwant Singh</td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=31380">Sikh temple shooting trial starts</a><br /></td> <td>Sikh News Reporter</td> <td>12-Jul-2010</td> <td>0</td> <td>25</td> <td>16:21 PM, 12-Jul-2010</td> <td>Sikh News Reporter</td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=31379">Mountie charged with second-degree murder in wife's death</a><br /></td> <td>Soul_jyot</td> <td>12-Jul-2010</td> <td>0</td> <td>67</td> <td>09:00 AM, 12-Jul-2010</td> <td>Soul_jyot</td></tr><tr class="alt1"> <td><a href="http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=31378">Shiv Kumar Batalvi - 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