LDS scientist learns by study and by faith

Some say that religion and science are polar opposites. But to Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, that is not true.

Bradshaw, a senior research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition and a Mormon bishop in Pace, Fla., has found that his testimony has grown as much through service as it has through learning.

"I do believe that the process of learning, of being friends of truth and of being willing to test ideas openly, is something that’s compatible with what we believe," he said. "I'm grateful for a church where truth can only help us."

One of the things about Bradshaw's LDS faith that has impressed him is that church members are taught about eternal progression — whatever light or knowledge is attained in this life will be carried into the next life.

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