At first glance, it is difficult to see that science is compatible with religion. Too often, the Church has opposed scientific advancement, seeing it as a threat to its power. But Herbert Spencer argued that if science recognises the unknowable, then science and religion are compatible, since religion is about the unknowable. In this way, science is compatible with religion. Further, science is only incompatible with religion insofar as the institutions that govern religious practices are at odds with scientific advancements. Distinguishing between spirituality and religion- if spirituality is associated with religious thinking, and if religion is associated with practice and the institutions that govern such practice, then spirituality is compatible with scientific thinking, even if religious practice isn’t.
Verdict: Science is compatible with Religion