Science and Theology: A Search for the Uncommon Denominator

Scholars have found it difficult to add science and theology because they lack a common denominator. The scientists’ theories of evolution and the theologians’ revelations of man’s creation could not be integrated harmoniously into a single, acceptable narrative because of the absence of a unifying concept. This essay relates my prolonged search for such a common denominator, a search that had its origin in the assumption that truths from science and from theology ought to blend—or at least ought not to conflict with each other.

Published in BYU Studies Quarterly 29:3
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