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Philip Clayton in the Huffington Post:

When they announced the discovery of physics’ most elusive particle this week, scientists didn’t overreach. They just did damn good science. The fans and the foes of religion, by contrast, are overreaching on both sides. The quest for the Higgs boson, and its ultimate discovery, neither proves nor disproves God.

“The poor you will always have with you,” Jesus is reputed to have said. He could have added, “and debates about science and religion as well.” The quest for the Higgs came to a decisive end this week. The quest to understand science and God will not end as abruptly.

Yes.

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