Science and Religion - Science and Religion Three major...

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Science and Religion Three major monotheistic religions: lay down rules and systems and have the same foundation. Buddhism and Hinduism: no conflict with cloning people or stem cell research. Both believe in reincarnation. Darwinian evolution: (1859): debate carried over from the 19 th century. Science vs. three western religions, orthodox Jews do not agree with evolution. Very few Muslims refuse to believe in evolution. Turkey is the least religious. Pope Pius XII – 1950 released Human Genesis (an encyclical) proclamation that there is no conflict between science and religion because each had separate domains. The domain of science is the empirical universe. Domain of religion is concerned with moral concerns. John Paul II 1996 – gave a speech to the pontiphical academy saying how enough data to prove evolution beyond reasonable doubt while science measures life, science could never measure the soul. Scopes monkey trial: 1925 Tennessee state legislature prohibited teaching evolution
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2010 for the course HISTORY AMH 2097 taught by Professor Vincent during the Spring '09 term at Florida State College.

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