Voices from Russia

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

16 August 2016. Two Reflections on Religion and Science

00 155 Anniversay Birth of Tsiolkovsky

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00 igumen tryphon parsons 160816Orthodoxy doesn’t exclude from the theological vision of God the findings of natural science. Science and faith can be in concert with one another and our desire to reinstate our communion with God can involve both natural science and the science of the soul. An Orthodox Christian doesn’t have to suspend scientific knowledge to adhere to faith.

Igumen Tryphon Parsons

Superior, Monastery of the all-Merciful Saviour

Vashon Island WA USA

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00 Professor I M Andreyev 160816Only with a superficial knowledge do there arise false contradictions between faith and knowledge, between religion and science.

I M Andreyev

Professor, Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Seminary (+1976)

Jordanville NY USA

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