Philosophy of Religion

Chapter  3: Science and Religion

Section 2.  Basic Questions

Here are some of the basic questions to be addressed in this chapter?
  • What are the views of religion advanced by scientists?
  • What do scientists make of religious claims? 
  • How do scientists approach the study of religion?
  • What is the best current scientific understanding of religious phenomena?
  • From the standpoint and practice of scientific methodology what is religion all about anyway?

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