To most Christians the bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click I agree. Many of us who search for meaning, read the Christian Bible more closely than the Tea Party types ever will.
There's no room for belief in rigorous science. Just curiosity, the desire to dedicate your life to the greater good, and the drive to never give up. "SCIENCE doesn't really give a shit about your BELIEFS"
I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can't be questioned than answers that cant be questioned. — Richard Phillips Feynman A statement that I think goes beyond religion.
The Norway spruce - Oldest Living Tree Found in Sweden. The trunk of the above tree is less than 600 years old—but its roots date back to years ago, making it the world's oldest known living tree, scientists say. Photo by Leif Kullman at Umeå University