Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between two ideologies that are often identified as complete opposites, Science and Religion. In this paper, I argue that there is a way to make these two ‘opposite’ ideologies complementary through a process of Integration. My main focal points throughout this paper are physics and religion. I use Ian G. Barbour’s concepts of Conflict, Independence, Dialogue and Integration to explain the process through which the two can integrate and find ‘Ultimate Truth’. In this paper, I have also included transcriptions of interviews that I have conducted with some of The College of Wooster’s own Professors of Physics opinions on the topic. I have found that it takes a great deal of wisdom and patience in order for the two ‘truths’ to become one intertwining truth.

Advisor

Kammer III, Charles L.

Department

Religious Studies

Disciplines

Religion

Publication Date

2013

Degree Granted

Bachelor of Arts

Document Type

Senior Independent Study Thesis

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