We live in a scientific age that lays heavy stress upon the importance of empirical observation and data. Some believe that only science is a reliable source of valid evidence and information. Where does this leave faith? Are faith and science incompatible?
Faith and Reason
I experienced the joy of the truth a year after college, when the supposed incompatibility of faith, reason, and science led me on a journey in search of truth. In an unexpected yet unsurprising way, this journey led to God and the Catholic Church in which the fulness of truth subsists.
This video explores the complementarity of faith, reason, and science, and answers the critique that faith is unnecessary since science can answer every important question.
Where does grace come from? Is it a free gift? Or do Catholics believe, as the accusation often goes, that we merit or earn grace through good works?
Contrary to the popular musings of Steven Hawking and others, it is not possible for the physical sciences to prove God does not exist.