Tag Archives: John Polkinghorne

Feast of St. Dominic (August 8) and the Celebration of the Symbiotic Relationship Between Faith and Science

“Religion needs science to keep it away from superstition and keep it close to reality, to protect it from creationism, which at the end of the day is a kind of paganism – it’s turning God into a nature god.” — Guy Consolmagno, S.J. Today … Continue reading

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Quantum Physics, Relationality and the Triune God

One of the great contributions that Teilhard de Chardin made to Christian theology is his reconciliation of traditional Christian theology with evolutionary biology. Science has continued to advance. Discoveries in the past 100 years, from the Big Bang to particle … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Albert the Great (November 15): Patron Saint of Scientists

Today is the Feast of St. Albert the Great who, along with St. Dominic, are the patron Saints of scientists.  In honor of this Feast Day, I am going to restate much of what I wrote on August on the Feast Day … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Dominic (August 8): Patron Saint of Scientists and the Symbiotic Relationship between Faith and Science

Today is the Feast of St. Dominic, the patron Saint of scientists.  This is a perfect opportunity to correct the false but unfortunately common perception that there is a conflict between science and religion.  Part of the reason for that is … Continue reading

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