Science, Religion, and the Bahá’í Faith
Science and religion are “the two most potent forces in human life.” We explore how science and religion relate to each other from a Bahá’í perspective.
I’ve been fascinated by science and religion since becoming a Bahá’í in my youth in spiritually charged New Mexico. I discovered that—even though I was the product of a thoroughly secular academic upbringing as the son of a mathematics professor—I now believed in God. Could I do this rationally and... See Faculty Bio
Robert Sarracino has a doctorate in physics from the University of Victoria, BC, in the field of General Relativity. He is currently retired, living in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He and his wife, Lesley, lived in South Africa for many years, where he worked for a commercial explosives company and at... See Faculty Bio
I have had a lifelong conviction that science and spirituality were both valid and compelling avenues to finding the truth about the world at large and about the human condition. Further, I was puzzled that some thinkers seemed to see them as being at odds with each other, working to... See Faculty Bio
Since even before becoming a Bahá’í during college, I have been interested in how cultures might evolve towards higher spiritual goals. In pursuit of that interest, I have studied how immigrant mothers have used the knowledge gained in their passage from one country to another to create new forms of... See Faculty Bio