How does our brain work to give us a sense of consciousness, memory and emotions? How do these mental functions help us understand the nature of belief in God?
A one hour tour of the Hall of the Universe at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Our goal is to consider an interdisciplinary engagement between the scientific inferences and religious reflection.
Science is not in the business of making truth-claims but rather observe, measure and propose theories to explain what we know and predict what we do not. What cannot be measured and tested is beyond the competence of the scientific enterprise. This includes the origin of the universe.
Religion draws from the wisdom of and insights of the human experience handed down as testimonial witnesses in sacred texts.