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Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible

Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible is a 2015 book by the biologist Jerry Coyne concerning the relationship between science and religion. Coyne argues that religion and science are incompatible, by surveying the history of science and stating that both religion and science make claims about the universe, yet only science is open to the fact that it may be wrong.Coyne was astonished that after having published his book, Why Evolution Is True, the proportion of creationists in America still remained between 40 and 46 percent. He felt that faith was the reason that kept them from accepting the facts and evidence for evolution.


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„What distinguishes knowledge is not certainty but evidence.“

—  Jerry Coyne, book Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible

Source: Faith vs. Fact (2015), p. 30 (quoting Walter Kaufmann)

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