chapter  19
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Religious Belief and Attitudes about Science in the United States

WithSCOTT KEETER, GREGORY SMITH, DAVID MASCI

Religion and science have long had an uneasy coexistence, at least in the popular imagination. This perception has been fueled in part by a number of famous episodes in history that have pitted scientists, like Galileo and Darwin, against the prevailing religious establishments of their time.