Originally Published In
Goodenough, U. (2001). A Setback to the Dialogue: Response to Huston Smith. Zygon, 36(2), 201-206. DOI: 10.1111/0591-2385.00350
Huston Smith's book, Why Religion Matters, offers an eloquent evocation of mystical sensibility. Unfortunately, along the way, he offers a strongly negative and often inaccurate account of the scientific worldview, the claim being that the science is laying siege to the spiritual.
Goodenough, Ursula, "A Setback to the Dialogue: Response to Huston Smith" (2001). Biology Faculty Publications & Presentations. 87.