“People who are religious believe they know the truth... And they know the answer before even asking the question. Whereas, with scientists, it’s the exact opposite” (Lawrence Krauss, theoretical physicist).
My own belief that all truth is God’s truth leads me to question how to integrate my understanding of God, the world and myself so that it all makes sense.
I may think the absolute truth is out there but my understanding of that truth is going to be limited by my perception of it. And if I encountered the truth, would I believe it? John Lennox, professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford, argues, “If the atheists are right the mind that does science... is the end product of a mindless unguided process.
Now, if you knew your computer was the product of a mindless unguided process, you wouldn’t trust it.”
Can we trust what we believe? When Pilate met Jesus, he was left asking, “What is truth?” Is that a question science alone can answer?
Tim Carter, Brighton Road Baptist Church