The Between God And Modern Science Essay

1928 Words Aug 14th, 2015 8 Pages
People who believe the truth comes from faith and people who believe the truth comes from science have been butting heads ever since someone dared to question the divine. The relationship between the two belief systems has been problematic since the beginning. The only reason for the conflict is a lack of understanding of what is the truth. What people fail to understand is that it is possible for faith and modern science to co-exist and explain how and why we are here. Faith and modern science have been opposing forces from the very beginning of their development. Although faith and modern science have opposing beliefs on many topics, the age old debate between these forces has focused on the origin of the world and the origin of mankind. The problem is that many believe that only one, whether it be faith or modern science, can be right about the origin of everything. There are very few individuals that take into account that there is a possibility that these forces in society can work together to explain how everything, humanity included, came to be. The large majority of those who practice a religion and share the worldviews of that religion believe that everything was created by either a singular God or many Gods. These religions claim that the truth about the universe is that the universe and everything in it was created by a God or Gods, depending on the religion, and there is no other explanation as to why humans exist. This idea is taught to the religions’…

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