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A Response to Fabio Gironi’s “Turning a Critical Eye Upon Science and Religion”

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AbstractIn a previous issue of this journal, Fabio Gironi criticizes the field of science and religion from his perspective as a religious studies scholar. Our reaction to his paper is mixed. Though we share many of Gironi’s concerns, we do not believe that his criticisms count for much against religion-and-science scholarship per se, and we therefore attempt to nuance and redirect those criticisms in what follows.

Affiliations: 1: Eastern Kentucky University521 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, KY; 2: The College of Religious Studies, Mahidol UniversitySalaya, Phutthamonthol 4, Nakhorn Prathom


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