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Are Science and Religion Searching for the Same Thing

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There are substantial resources which are more likely to buttress the argument that science and religion are not seeking out for the same thing.
As early as 1910, Draper put forth his observation of a falling out between science and religion: ecclesiastical spirit no longer inspires the policy of the world. The military fervor in behalf of faith has disappeared (Draper 5). Gone are the days when knights set out for war in defense of the principles that the church espouse. In these times when religion and the church chastise the scientific community for what the latter considers as breakthroughs in their sphere, there is a good reason to believe that science and religion are setting out for distinct explorations depending on each own interpretation of the truth.
Haught, on the other hand, felt that most people see a stormy relationship between science and religion. Historically, however, Haught maintained that the relationship is not just conflict, and views the association between science and religion in four ways: a conflict, a contrast, a contact, and a confirmation. As a conflict, the conviction is that science and religion are irreconcilable. As a contact, Haught sees a method consisting of dialog, interfacing an agreement between the two, with science providing the inspiration for religious and theological understanding. As a confirmation, the association between science and religion is sometimes looked upon as a matter of religion underpinning and nurturing scientific endeavors. And finally, as a contrast, there may actually be no real conflict between science and religion because of each of these two addresses different questions (9). The contrasting relationship between science and religion will be the theme of this narrative: science and religion cannot be searching for the same thing.