Author Archives: Kristin Johnson

The Best Panceas for Heartaches


This article is in Science and Religion: Exploring the Harmonies, Fall 2017


Standing before a crowd of listeners in 1914, the fundamentalist preacher Billy Sunday took a few moments to ridicule what he considered to be science‚Äôs pretensions of being a new salvation. “People are dissatisfied with Philosophy and Science and New Thought as panaceas for heart-aches!” he cried: It does not amount to anything, when you […]