- How could this vision of harmony and concord prevail for such a long time?
- When and where did tensions between science and religion arise and how were they resolved?
- Why did the idea of a fundamental conflict between science and religion arise?
- How was this development related to the changing social roles of science, scientists, and religion in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?
These questions form the leitmotif of this Honours course. The main focus will be on the Christian religion, but attention will also be given to Islam.