The Author

Mitch Stokes is a senior fellow of philosophy at New St. Andrews College. He received his Ph.D in philosophy from Notre Dame and an M.A. in religion from Yale. He also holds an M.S. in mechanical engineering. His books include A Shot of Faith (to the Head): Be a Confident Believer in an Age of Cranky Atheists and How to Be an Atheist: Why Many Skeptics Aren't Skeptical Enough. You can follow him on Twitter

Science Is a Religious Endeavor

Why do two of the world’s most emblematic buildings dedicated to science have religious inscriptions over their entrances?