Posts Tagged ‘religion’
Having survived the end of the semester–and being close to surviving two deadlines and a conference–I hope to get back to blogging again in the next two weeks. Here’s a small start.
The New York Times is only one recent source for speculations on the intersection of religion and the climate science controversies. To me, analogies along the lines of “belief in climate change is like a religious faith” are unlikely to enlighten. Both science and religion are sprawling enterprises–putting them together is just sprawl squared.
Science and religion do share one characteristic, though: they both stand athwart politics. So people interested in the relationship between science and politics might learn something from those who have written about the religion/politics interface. Richard John Neuhaus, for example.