A collection of RadioWest conversations about LDS history, faith, and culture.
Wednesday, we’re talking about the complicated and surprising relationship between Mormonism and science. Brigham Young University boasts a highly regarded biology department, and while the LDS Church has no official doctrine on evolution, many members view the theory with suspicion. It’s that tension that BYU Professor Steven Peck addresses in his new book Evolving Faith. He joins Doug to explain why he says religion and science are simply two different ways of knowing.
Steven L Peck is an associate professor of Biology at Brigham Young University. He has written over forty scientific articles, a novel, a novella, and a collection of short stories. His new book is called Evolving Faith: Wanderings of a Mormon Biologist