An internationally known physician and researcher at Creighton University is endowing an academic chair — not in science, but in liturgy.
Dr. Robert Heaney said he sees no conflict between science and religion.
“Most working scientists are believers,” Heaney said in an interview. “The beauty and elegance in the underlying order of nature, and how things work out, is just a way of looking at the magnificence of God.”
Although Heaney sees no conflict between science and religion, conflicts often arise over religion itself. And one is brewing within the Catholic Church in relation to the very focus Of the new academic chair — liturgy.
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