Over at Big Questions Online, astronomer Nidhal Guessoum asks Why Should Scientists Care About Religion? “As a Muslim scientist,” he writes, “I spend much time and expend much energy trying to convince Muslims and other believers to take modern science seriously, with all its methodology and results – and its limits.” Continue reading, at Forbes.
Book NotesI just finished Daniel L. Lewis’s exasperating God’s Crucible. Clearly a must-read for anyone interested in the history of Europe’s origins and Islam’s role in it, but it is a trial. What starts out as a fascinating narrative soon devolves into a hard slog thanks to the author’s annoying habit of infusing his own… Continue reading