Researcher Explores Why Science and Faith Need Each Other – Houston Public Media

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Science and belief are often seen as opposites. Award-winning sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund, however, questions these assumptions after 15 years of research and study.

Ecklund accompanies Ernie to a special dialogue balance between the logic of science and belief in religion.

Guest:

Elaine Howard Ecklund

  • Author of “Why Science and Faith Need Each Other: Eight Common Values ​​That Move Us Beyond Fear”
  • Herbert S. Autrey Chair of Social Sciences
  • Professor of Sociology
  • Director of the Religion and Public Life Program at Rice University.

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