TITLE

AT THE CENTER

AUTHOR(S)
Tompkins, Ptolemy
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Guideposts;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the intersection between science and spirituality. He claims that he has always felt his life was insignificant. According to philosophy professor Huston Smith, faith and science are complementary and equally true. The great mistake that science had made was to believe that just because science describes the material universe so brilliantly, it can describe every other aspect of reality just as well.
ACCESSION #
31960480

 

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