Today’s featured entry from the Vatican Observatory Faith and Science pages:
“Stephen Barr – Review of Why Only Us: Language and Evolution” (CLICK HERE for it)
Stephen Barr, a physicist at the University of Delaware and President (in 2017) of the Society of Catholic Scientists, reviews the 2015 book Why Only Us: Language and Evolution, by Robert Berwick and Noam Chomsky. Here Barr notes that perhaps the most sensitive point of contact between religion and science is the issue of human distinctiveness. The review was published in the magazine First Things. (CLICK HERE to continue).
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