Science Does Not Need God… or Does It?

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  • 9 pages
  • Level: high school and above

Fr. George V. Coyne, S. J., Director of the Vatican Observatory from 1978 to 2006, argues two points:

  1. that the Intelligent Design movement, while evoking a God of power and might, a designer God, actually belittles God, making God too small and paltry
  2. that our scientific understanding of the universe, untainted by religious considerations, provides for those who believe in God a marvelous opportunity to reflect upon their beliefs.


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