International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Religion and Science
Prince Eyi-Mensah, Zhong Chunping

Studies on the relationship between religion and science are absent in economics of religion literature. Our aim is to fill that gap, hence this study. In this paper we study the impact of religious activity (prayer) and religious denominations on attitudes toward science and technology. We found that the intensity of prayer impact attitudes toward science and technology positively. Some religious denominations influenced attitudes toward science and technology positively, however others influenced attitudes toward the latter negatively.

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