The God of the Gaps Accusation and the End of Science

When theists claim that what we know of the universe through science provides evidence that God exists, atheists often respond with a God of the gaps accusation. This is seen to demonstrate that such appeals are irrational and anti-science. But, is that right?

A prime example of this I found in Wikipedia documenting the furious reaction of atheists to the book There is a God by prominent atheist philosopher Antony Flew, written with Roy Abraham Varghese. The angst expressed by atheists was understandable given Flew’s prominence among…

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Gerald R. Baron

Gerald R. Baron

Husband, father, grandfather, mostly-retired, farm advocate, author, communicator. Deeply curious about science, nature, spirit and history.