At the recent American Humanist Association conference in Chicago, we spoke with Dr. Jerry Coyne, author, most recently, of Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible.
Dr. Coyne is a now-retired Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago. He has written over 115 refereed scientific papers; 130 additional articles, book reviews, and columns; and a scholarly book about his field (Speciation, co-authored with H. Allen Orr).
At the recent American Humanist Association conference in Chicago, we spoke with Dr. Coyne about why science and religion are incompatible, the problems with the “Regressive Left” on college campuses, and what he discusses with his atheist/scientist friends.
On a day when pride parades are taking place across the country, Pope Francis, who famously said of anti-LGBT prejudice, “Who am I to judge?,” now states that the Catholic Church owes an apology to gay people.
But while the media may be making a big deal about it, this is hardly a generous move.
An ultra-Orthodox Jew who stabbed six people at last summer’s gay pride parade in Jerusalem finally got the punishment he deserved.