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By Brian December 20, 2013

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Keith S. Thomson delivers the third of four Terry lectures, "Jefferson and Darwin: Science and Religion in Troubled Times."

In the last 300 years, science and religion, however construed, have diverged so much as almost no longer to be recognizable to each other, according to Thomson, a biologist and an historian of science. In these lectures he will examine first the interplay between science and religion in the 18th and 19th centuries, principally in the lives and thoughts of two familiar, but very different intellectual giants, Thomas Jefferson and Charles Darwin.