Faith vs . Reason Faith and reason, and their respective advocates, have always been at the throat of one another despite truly being two sides of the same coin . To those who argue for religion based on their faith, they believe that they can reach their divine being through faith in it and it's creation, while those who believe in science originally believed that they could reach the same end through the scientific . When science first emerged as a discipline most people understood this, but gradually over time faith and reason have been separated, and today many people seem to believe that both cannot coexist . When the Greeks first began to understand the mind they realized the close connection that it held to faith and the divine to the point that many of the philosophies of Plato were completely ingrained into the Christian church at one time . Newton and Galileo also understood this, as they believed that science would only
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course GR 131 taught by Professor Clarke during the Fall '08 term at Stonehill.