There’s an all-too common view in the United States that religion and science are in conflict. While this conflict takes many forms, none is more prevalent than that associated with the evolution/creation debate. Simply put, there are some who proclaim loudly and often that one can’t be truly religious if evolution is accepted. The basic premise of this position is that people must choose between their religion and modern science; that it is impossible to embrace both.
In fact, however, despite the volume of these claims, this position is very much at odds with what a huge majority of devout individuals understand. In an attempt to share this message as broadly as possible, I created a grassroots organization that has grown to more than 15,000 clergy members. This organization, The Clergy Letter Project, has three clear and simple goals: Read more about The Clergy Letter Project: Demonstrating the Compatibility of Religion and Science »