University of Northwestern Professor Brad Sickler on Why Neuroscience Cannot Disprove the Existence of God

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A professor of philosophy has tackled neuroscientific objections to miracles, visions and the existence of God.

Brad Sickler, associate professor of philosophy and program director for the Master of Arts in theological studies at the University of Northwestern, looked at how some researchers have tried to use neuroscience to explain away religious experiences.

“Some attempt to create experiences that feel to the subject like an encounter with a divine or supernatural being by manipulating the brain through physical or chemical means,” wrote Sickler in a piece titled “Is God All in the Brain? Weighing Objections from Neuroscience” published by the popular theology website DesiringGod.org.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Michael Gryboski