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Numerous essays in God in the Dock try to show that science and religion are compatible. Specifically, many believe that modern science renders belief in Christianity irrational, but Lewis denies this. In "Miracles" he argues that modern science does not teach that miracles are impossible; at best, it shows that they are rare. In "Dogma and the Universe" Lewis maintains that there is no problem holding to Christian dogma in a world where science is always developing.

In "Horrid Red Things" Lewis tries to get at the worldview he believes drives the view that science and religion are in tension; he then argues against the worldview. He does the same in "Religion and Science" and "The Laws of Nature." A similar matter is addressed in "Religion without Dogma?"

In general, Lewis emphasizes that the philosophical claims of materialists and atheists are not drawn...

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