It isn't true that attempts to bring science and religion back together are new. This has been a frequent phenomenon ever since the Renaissance. Nor is it true that science is essentially dualistic. On the contrary, it sees all nature as one. Science is essentially monistic. It is religion which is dualistic, seeing god apart from nature.
And it isn't true that religion can answer questions which science can't answer. It just adds another question. If God is the reason for the universe, what is the reason for God? If nature comes from God, where does God come from? If we can ask why the world is, we may ask whether God is. The truth is probably that there are no answers to such questions - that they aren't real questions. The fact is probably that religion can't explain science, or anything else, but that science may explain religion.
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