Dr. Meyer isn’t merely tearing down a competing, nihilistic picture of reality, but instead revealing the positive, meaningful one toward which science increasingly directs our attention.
Conceding that churches and synagogues aren’t “essential businesses” was a devastating admission for many professional religious leaders to make.
Parents and educators might feel it’s the safest way to take shelter from claims by scientists and other academics that are thought to engender cynicism and to undermine faith.
As Western society secularizes, religious liberty is in danger of becoming passé.
Science doesn’t need methodological naturalism. It doesn’t need methodological theism, either.