The way science has answered more questions than any religions have, in my mind, I believe science to be the true way of things. People are always looking for an explanation or reason to why we are all here. I know that the “Big Bang Theory” is just that, a theory, but to me, it makes perfect sense.
Science is also currently searching for universal principals that explain the facts of nature. The sciences were viewed as progressive. Imagine going against everything you have been taught about God and trying to find another answer to why we are all here. I guess the more a person wonders where they come from, they have to have a definite answer to make them feel more comforted.
With science and religion the two have gone hand in hand together for some time now. Isaac Newton (a person whose gravitational theory shaped modern physics) argued that God exist everywhere, containing, discerning, and ruling all things.
To me science seems to explain everything. I am unsure of what I would consider myself, but I do believe that the “Big Bang Theory” can explain all of our solar systems and the many other wonderments of our world.
Gender is another topic discussed in the text. Females have always seemed to be suppressed in most religions. Some religions have made it out to where there are Gods and Goddesses. Some religions did have not always suppressed women. Some have even gone as far as to build monuments to the Goddess. In some cultures women held strong social positions. “Hereditary lineages were often traced through the mother, and women were honored as priestesses, healers, agricultural inventors, counselors, prophetesses, and sometimes warriors” (Pearson Education, Inc. 2005).
I have to disagree with Fisher when it is said that some scholars feel that the devotion to Mary, Mother of Jesus, may substitute for earlier worship of the goddess. I do not... [continues]
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