Religion and Science

Leonard Sweet

The relationship between religion and science has been a focus of the demarcation problem, the question of where to the boundary between science and religion. Religion, is often argued to rely on revelation and faith.

The methods of science are elaborate and science does not depend on faith. Some scholars say the two are separate, as in John William Draper’s conflict thesis and Stephen Jay Gould’s non-overlapping magisteria, while others propose an interconnection.

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