Methodological Naturalism And Religion

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Upon examination, the methodological naturalism approach to science seems reasonable and fair to all those practicing the scientific method, despite religion. By only regarding the natural, it allows those of different faiths to approach science on an even playing field, in that science does not regard one religion or faith as the basis of understanding or laws; one does not have to adhere to a certain faith to understand the laws of science as it is based in the objectivity of math and science. While methodological naturalism does not draw a direct correlation between science and religion, it does allow for overlap if the scientist is of a particular religion. As Haarsma describes, science does not simply stop at objective
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