Eastern Orthodoxy in the Academy Today (IV): The Sciences

Posted March 23, 2017 5:28 pm by Dr. Adam DeVille

Five years ago now, I interviewed Gayle Woloschak about her then-new book, co-edited with Daniel Buxhoeveden, Science and the Eastern Orthodox Church.So it was no surprise to find her name appear again in the collection I have been discussing on here in several parts, Eastern Orthodox Christianity and American Higher Education,edited by Ann Mitsakos Bezzerides and Elizabeth H. Prodromou.Gayle’s chapter, “Perspectives from the Academy: Being Orthodox and a Scientist,” begins by noting the frequency with which “science” and “faith” are portrayed as radically different, if not incommensurate, but says that in her experience such a position is only held by fanatics

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