Thursday, June 15, 2017

Science and religion …

… Way beyond the New Atheist Nonsense | George Weigel | First Things. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… facts are stubborn things. And the fact is that two Catholic priests, Gregor Mendel, O.S.A., and Georges Lemaitre, were pivotal figures in creating two of the most important scientific enterprises of the twenty-first century: modern genetics, which is giving humanity previously unimaginable powers over the human future; and modern cosmology, which is giving us glimpses of the universe in the first moments of its existence.

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