Ecklund's study is very thorough, and the book makes for a good read, especially for people that are interested in this topic.
Ecklund did an amazing job surveying over 1000 US scientists (natural and social scientists) to determine if scientists were religious.
Others talk about the rigid secular orthodoxy that they experience on campus, and how so-called "diversity" is often very limited.
This was exactly what I needed. The book was in great condition and was a very reasonable price.Published 1 month ago by Jessica Tiemens
Let me be upfront about not having read this book so if somebody can correct my assumption about the use of a particular poll that features prominently in the books argument I will... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Andy
In Science vs. Religion, Elaine Howard Ecklund investigates the largely-unexamined assumption that science and religion are irreconcilable. Read morePublished 7 months ago by mariellen gilpin
For those who have enjoyed this book or those considering the purchase, be aware upfront that Mrs. Ecklund's activities are funded by the Templeton Foundation, a Christian... Read morePublished on February 10, 2012 by Lego
Insightful, well planned and structured research, very disruptive and challenging to the preconceived notions of many (and outright lies of some), deep analyses. An amazing read. Read morePublished on January 27, 2012 by C.T.
As a scientist with a deeply engaging spiritual life, I very much appreciated this book and the careful research that is reported in it. Read morePublished on January 22, 2012 by Raima Larter
This book is one of the most balanced books I've ever read. Dr. Ecklund show through careful research what scientists really think about religion. Read morePublished on October 25, 2011 by James Watrous
Although stereotypes tend to tell us that science and religion are almost always enemies, Dr. Ecklund does a good job of revealing the nuances of the relationship between the two... Read morePublished on June 24, 2011 by Henry.Hancock
This is very thoughtful book about an important topic. With all the talk about the conflict between science and faith, it is good to see a book that deals with this topic in a... Read morePublished on June 24, 2011 by Jenny