"In 1966 physicist Ian Barbour, who graduated from Yale Divinity School, proposed four ways science and religion meet each other. Yes, there has been conflict between the two, but also they’ve been seen as independent knowledge systems. At times they have been in dialogue with each other. And there is also the possibility of 'integration.'
This collaboration shows itself in many of the vexing issues young adults must deal with as they become tomorrow’s leaders. Genetic manipulation ushers in the 'specter of eugenics'; there is climate change, sexuality, artificial intelligence, transhumanism, the nature of race.
In these challenges Cootsona, in his ground-breaking and optimistic work, discerns a 'unique American vitality' found in the interplay of the sciences and religions."