Question 1 Compare and contrast Stephen Jay Gould’s perspective on the relations

Question 1 Compare and contrast Stephen Jay Gould’s perspective on the relationship between science and religion to Daniel Dennett’s and Ian Barbour’s perspectives. What do you think are the strengths and weaknesses of these perspectives? ***Note, this is an extended essay question, worth 40 points. The response should be formatted in multi-paragraph essay with attention to essay structure, grammar mechanics, and APA formatting. Please use APA in-text citations in the body of your response as well as references at the end of the essay. Thank you.*** Question 2 What does Larson mean by “The Pyramid of Disbelief? Question 3 Why was it “devastating” for Kepler to discover that the planets did not orbit in a circular fashion? Question 4 According to Scientific Method Defined, what are the distinct features of scientific inquiry? How do you think these features may differ from the study of theological questions? Question 5 According to, The Empire of Reason: Science and Islam—The Golden Age, why did the practice of Islam demand its believers to have a clear idea of the size and shape of the world, and how did this need relate to the promotion of science? Question 6 According to Ian Barbour’s text, how are religious models similar to scientific models? Question 7 According to Ian Barbour’s text, what are some factors that are mentioned as a sign of crisis in theology? You can drag and drop files here to add them. Question 8 How does the narrator of Did Darwinism Kill God?, Connor Cunningham, reconcile his Christianity with Darwin’s theory of Evolution? Question 9 How does Stephen Jay Gould define “non-overlapping magisterial,” and how does he view this concept as helpful when attempting to understand the relationship between science and religion? Question 10 According to Dixon’s Science and Religion, A Very Short Introduction, which religious beliefs in particular did Darwin’s theory challenge when Origin of Species was first published? Question 11 How does Barbour describe “theology of nature” in chapter 1 of Religion in the Age of Science? Question 12 According to the multimedia, Faith and Reason, what type of occupation did most of those who studied science have up until the 17th century? Question 13 How does Daniel Dennett’s perspective on the relationship between religion and science differ from that of Stephen Jay Gould? Question 14 In the film, Sex, Death, and the Meaning of Life, how does Richard Dawkins respond to the question, “Why do you get up every morning if there’s no God?” Question 15 According to Nola & Sankey, what are scientific values and how do both the development and limitations on CFCs exemplify them Question 16 According to chapter 13 of “Why Intelligent Design Fails,” do the authors consider Intelligent Design to be a scientific argument? Why or why not? Question 17 What does Dixon mean when, in reference to Judge Jones’ 2005 ruling on the Dover School Board case, he says, “The First Amendment will continue to do its job,” and do you agree with him? Why or why not?

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