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Scientism: Irrational, Self-Refuting, and Contradictory

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On a new episode of ID the Future, Tom Gilson reviews J.P. Moreland’s new book Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

Moreland’s book explains scientism as irrational, self-refuting, and contradictory to crucial human and spiritual knowledge — yet it hangs over and around all of us like the air we breathe. And because it’s everywhere you turn, Moreland argues, it’s vital that we learn to recognize and respond to it. This review first appeared in print at The Stream, where Gilson is a senior editor. Please consider donating to support the IDTF podcast.

Photo: J.P. Moreland, at a launch event today for book Theistic Evolution, in Providence, R.I., by Doug Axe.

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