Lewis West

Lewis West is a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School and managing editor of Cosmologics: A Magazine of Science, Religion, and Culture. His background is in South Asian Studies; his current work concerns religion in interwar America and Europe. He grew up outside of Philadelphia. You can reach him at: lhw135@mail.harvard.edu.

Contributions by Lewis West

response

The Interstices of Science and Religion

Having exiled the supernatural, science finds itself left with the task of writing a modern genesis, or a liturgy for a secular age. Science and religion are not ancient concepts. What we think of as inherently scientific today may have carried theological overtones in times past; what we conceive of as religious may have likewise found support in scientific circles. Both categories have emerged through complex and contradictory histories:

READ MORE


 

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial- NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

The views expressed in podcasts, features and responses are the views of the individual contributors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Religious Studies Project or our sponsors. The Religious Studies Project is produced by the Religious Studies Project Association (SCIO), a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (charity number SC047750).