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Believers Tout Higgs Boson Discovery as Evidence of God

posted on July 10, 2012

After the European laboratory CERN announced evidence of the Higgs boson, the so-called “God particle,” some Christians saw the discovery as “evidence that God does in fact exist,” according to The Immanent Frame’s Grace Yukich. However, she notes that the particle’s existence “merely demonstrates that God is not necessary for the processes which gave mass to all that exists,” neither proving nor disproving God’s existence. “[S]cientific discoveries like these do not necessarily challenge faith because, as examples like this remind us, humans are skilled at re-interpreting knowledge through their own existing frameworks.” 

Read at The Immanent Frame