You’ve done a lot of work to educate Christians around evolution and in other scientific issues. Why is there such a resistance between faith leaders and scientists?

Science and faith were closely aligned 300 to 400 years ago for the most part, with a few exceptions like that Galileo thing. [Galileo Galilei’s discoveries in the 17th century were met with fierce opposition from the Catholic Church.] …

Francis Collins, head of N.I.H., interviewd in the Washington Post.

The confident repetition of a vastly over-simplified myth is not reassuring. But then Sarah Pulliam Bailey inexplicably is helping build a new myth: Christians (undifferentiated) as Typhoid Mary.

April 3, 2020