Natural Enemies?

'Where the Conflict Really Lies'

Where the Conflict Really Lies
Science, Religion, and Naturalism
Alvin Plantinga
Oxford University Press, $27.95, 376 pp.

The scientific discoveries of the past four centuries are the most significant intellectual achievement in human history. We have come to understand the deep structure of the universe, and used this understanding to improve the quality of human life in previously unthinkable ways. Moreover, we have eliminated the need for supernatural explanations of natural phenomena, and shown that many of the miracles postulated by past generations are incompatible with the...

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John Schwenkler is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley.