Short Essay about SCIENCE AND RELIGION

Jose John August 4, 2016 No Comments
SCIENCE AND RELIGION Science and religion are two aspects of human life. The second aspect is very ancient but science came in to existence in the sixteenth century. From the act of shaving in the morning to the action of lighting up in the evening every part of the man’s life is deeply related to science. To a stranger, science and religion are two conflicting force of life. Science and religion have their own scope and functions. In science we advance from the particular to the general. But religion is a more complex phenomenon. It has three aspects (a) Church (b) the creed (c) the code of personal morals. These aspects are varying in degree and in importance in different times and different places. Apparently science and religion move on divergent lines. According to a scientist, religion is a heap of superstitions practice and ritual follies. For him science is contrary to religion and hits it hard. A theologian believes in their finality but a scientist there is nothing final. But behind the apparent diversity, there is a unity between science and religion. Both are the manifestation of human organism. A theological like a scientist tries to discover the mysteries of the universe and to assign a proper place to human beings in the scheme of...
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Essay Writing Topics on SCIENCE AND RELIGION

Jose John November 17, 2015 No Comments
SCIENCE AND RELIGION Science and region have a common origin in the process of civilization. Science enabled man to practice and propagate religion. Religion gave him the conditions necessary for the pursuit of science. In ancient civilization scientific revelations represented the greatness of god. In ancient India scientific enquiry was provoked by the sages themselves. Arabic mathematician AI Biruni insisted that his experimental work was subjected to the moral principles of Islam. During the sixteenth century the polish German mathematician and astronomer proved that the earth is not the centre around which the sun and the other planets revolve. This revelation was against the teaching of the medieval church. Again, when it was put forth that the earth rotates on its own and moves around the sun, not the religious fundamentalists made a hue and cry. A few years later the Italian astronomer Galileo discovered that it is the sun, not the earth that is the centre of the solar system. According to the Roman Catholic Church, those findings were intended to oppose the Holy Scriptures. The fanatics tortured him and compelled him to state that his findings were erroneous. The Pope even forced the closure of a formal academy started by his students in 1656. In spite of...
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