It had not occurred to me that anyone would see the beginning of the universe as a challenge to their faith, but evidently some do.
The only way to truth in science is to permit and even encourage challenges to orthodoxy.
In Copernicus’ day, the Earth was thought to be at the bottom of the universe, the “sump” where all the filth collected.
Did Christianity really drag the West into an anti-scientific “Dark Ages,” a period said to stretch from the fall of Rome to 1450 AD?
Shermer tries to rewrite history by insisting that science is built on atheistic assumptions.